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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 30775
Last updated: 12 December 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic PA46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-46-350P Malibu Mirage
Registration: N181JW
C/n / msn: 4636181
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Cleveland, OH (CGF)
Destination airport:Rockford, IL (RFD)
Investigating agency: NTSB
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.



Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
10-Feb-2015 18:55 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
14-Dec-2017 11:36 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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