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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 201926
Last updated: 9 June 2020
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Date:24-JAN-1999
Time:21:56
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-46-350P Malibu Mirage
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N181JW
C/n / msn: 4636181
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Rockford, IL -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Cleveland, OH (CGF)
Destination airport:Rockford, IL (RFD)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The flight crashed short of the intended runway while circling at night after missing an ILS approach. Icing conditions existed and the pilot said a lot of ice had accumulated on the airplane. He requested to circle around after the missed approach.
Probable Cause: the failure of the pilot to maintain flying speed and ground clearance while on a night circling approach. Factors were existing icing conditions and the airframe and windshield icing.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20001204X00031&key=1


Revision history:

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