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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 140536
Last updated: 29 September 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic BE23 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft A23-19A Musketeer Sport III
Registration: N33SR
C/n / msn: MB-443
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Near Vinton County Airport - 22I, McArthur, OH -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Unknown,
Destination airport:McArthur, OH (22I)
Investigating agency: NTSB
A witness reported hearing an airplane "rev up" and saw the accident airplane above the runway and climbing toward the west. The witness heard but did not see the impact. The airplane impacted a parallel road that ran along the south side of an east-west runway. The impact point was adjacent to the west end of the runway. The damage to the airplane, which included rearward crushing of the forward fuselage and the outboard portion of the left wing, was consistent with the airplane impacting the ground in a nose-down, left-wing-low attitude. Postaccident examinations of the airplane did not reveal any evidence consistent with a preimpact failure or malfunction that would have precluded normal operation. It is likely that the pilot was attempting a go-around to the west when the accident occurred. The location, direction of travel, and airplane attitude at the time of impact was indicative of the airplane departing controlled flight during the initial climb.
Probable Cause: The pilotís failure to maintain airplane control during an attempted go-around.



Revision history:

24-Dec-2011 14:21 FLYINGBROTHER1 Added
24-Dec-2011 14:51 RobertMB Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Source, Narrative]
24-Dec-2011 19:50 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Narrative]
25-Dec-2011 02:11 Penu Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Phase, Nature]
25-Dec-2011 05:26 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Phase, Destination airport, Narrative]
25-Dec-2011 12:49 Geno Updated [Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Dec-2011 14:10 RobertMB Updated [Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Jan-2012 00:32 Geno Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:26 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
27-Nov-2017 17:39 ASN Update Bot Updated [Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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