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Last updated: 22 October 2019
Datum:Dienstag 16 Dezember 2003
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic BE99 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 99 Airliner
Fluggesellschaft:Freight Runners Express
Kennzeichen: N399CZ
Werknummer: U-52
Baujahr: 1969
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Wausau-Central Wisconsin Airport, WI (CWA) (   USA)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Flug von:Milwaukee-General Mitchell Airport, WI (MKE/KMKE), USA
Flug nach:Wausau-Central Wisconsin Airport, WI (CWA/KCWA), USA
The Beech sustained substantial damage during a hard landing on runway 08.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The pilot's failure to maintain the proper descent rate and his inadequate flare."

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 226 days (8 months)
Accident number: CHI04LA042
Download report: Summary report


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Distance from Milwaukee-General Mitchell Airport, WI to Wausau-Central Wisconsin Airport, WI as the crow flies is 246 km (154 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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