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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 38367
Last updated: 27 December 2019
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Date:19-MAY-1995
Time:14:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE23 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft A23-24 Muskeeter Super III
Owner/operator:Stephen Bender
Registration: N7984L
C/n / msn: MA141
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Atlantic City, NJ -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Caldwell, NJ (CDW)
Destination airport:(AIY)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PASSENGER STATED THAT UPON ARRIVAL AT THE UNCONTROLLED AIRPORT, THE PILOT MADE A RADIO CALL THAT WAS NOT ANSWERED. THE AIRPORT HAD A WIND T AND WINDSOCK. THE AIRPLANE LANDED ON THE 2830-FT RUNWAY WITH A 10-15 KT TAILWIND. SKID MARKS WERE FOUND ON THE LAST 450 FT, AND CONTINUED INTO THE 200-FT DIRT OVERRUN. THE PILOT ATTEMPTED TO ABORT THE LANDING; HOWEVER, THE AIRPLANE STRUCK A 3-FT HIGH SEAWALL AT THE END OF THE OVERRUN. THE AIRPLANE THEN WENT INTO THE WATER AND SANK IMMEDIATELY. THE PASSENGER WAS ABLE TO EXIT THE AIRPLANE AND FLOAT TO THE SURFACE. CAUSE: THE PILOT'S DELAYED DECISION TO ABORT THE LANDING. FACTORS IN THE ACCIDENT WERE: THE DOWNWIND LANDING AND THE PILOT'S MISJUDGMENT OF DISTANCE AND SPEED.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001207X03537


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:23 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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