Flugunfall 03 SEP 2018 einer Beechcraft B200 Super King Air N97WC - Burbank-Bob Hope Airport, CA (BUR)
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Datum:Montag 3 September 2018
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic BE20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft B200 Super King Air
Fluggesellschaft:West Coast Aviation Services
Kennzeichen: N97WC
Werknummer: BB-1382
Baujahr: 1990
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-42
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:Burbank-Bob Hope Airport, CA (BUR) (   USA)
Flugphase: Taxi (TXI)
Flug von:Santa Ana-John Wayne International Airport, CA (SNA/KSNA), USA
Flug nach:Burbank-Bob Hope Airport, CA (BUR/KBUR), USA
With the pilot receiving instruction on the controls and while taxiing to parking, ground personnel instructed them to turn 180º and then park. During the right turn, after clearing a vehicle, the instructor saw a tree and tried to apply brakes, but the airplane impacted the tree.
The airplane sustained substantial damage to the left wing.

Probable Cause:

Probable Cause: The flight instructor's and pilot receiving instruction's failure to maintain clearance from a tree while

Accident investigation:

Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 7 months
Accident number: GAA18CA528
Download report: Summary report



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Distance from Santa Ana-John Wayne International Airport, CA to Burbank-Bob Hope Airport, CA as the crow flies is 73 km (46 miles).
Accident location: Exact; deduced from official accident report.

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