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Accident description
Last updated: 16 February 2018
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Wednesday 10 January 2018
Time:18:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic SW4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Swearingen SA227-AT Merlin IVC
Operator:Ameriflight
Registration: N561UP
C/n / msn: AT-561
First flight: 1983
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:Rock Springs-Sweetwater County Airport, WY (RKS) (   United States of America)
Phase: Taxi (TXI)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Rock Springs-Sweetwater County Airport, WY (RKS/KRKS), United States of America
Destination airport:?
Flightnumber:183
Narrative:
The aircraft was on taxi prior to departure when it ran into a light pole.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation ongoing
Accident number: GAA18CA098

Sources:
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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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