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Last updated: 17 June 2021
Statuts:Enquête Officielle
Date:mercredi 23 mai 2018
Heure:16:33
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic BE20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 200 Super King Air
Compagnie:Titan Drilling
Immatriculation: N800HA
Numéro de série: BB-220
Année de Fabrication: 1977
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord: 0
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 0
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord: 0
Dégats de l'appareil: Substantiels
Conséquences: Repaired
Lieu de l'accident:Kolwezi Airport (KWZ) (   République dém. du Cono)
Phase de vol: En attente (STD)
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Détails:
Two Beech King Air planes were damaged in a ground collision accident at Kolwezi Airport, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Beechcraft 200 Super King Air, registered N905GP, was parked with the no.2 engine running.
The pilot left the cockpit and deplaned to check that the chocks had been removed.
To his surprise, the aircraft began to roll of its own accord in an arc and collided with another parked Beech 200, registered N800HA.
The right wing of N905GP collided with the right wing of N800HA. The wingtip of N905GP was damaged and the right-hand wing of N800HA was severed.

Probable Cause:

Probable and contributory causes:
- Absence of a second pilot on board N905GP
- Absence of a ground guide.
- Failure to read the "check list" before start-up
- The pre-flight and engine start checklist had not been followed (pre-flight and engine start checklist).

Accident investigation:
cover
Investigating agency: BPEA DR Congo
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 4 months
Download report: Final report


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