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Last updated: 21 October 2019
Fecha:martes 16 diciembre 2003
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic BE99 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 99 Airliner
Operador:Freight Runners Express
Registración: N399CZ
Numéro de série: U-52
Año de Construcción: 1969
Horas Totales de la Célula:35914
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 1
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 1
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Wausau-Central Wisconsin Airport, WI (CWA) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Milwaukee-General Mitchell Airport, WI (MKE/KMKE), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Wausau-Central Wisconsin Airport, WI (CWA/KCWA), Estados Unidos de América
Número de Vuelo:1544
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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