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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 43511
Last updated: 2 April 2019
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Date:20-DEC-1984
Time:19:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic AC90 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Rockwell Aero Commander 690A
Owner/operator:Northwest Air Charter
Registration: N9229Y
C/n / msn: 11122
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Pea Ridge, nr Rogers Municipal/Carters Field, AR -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Baton Rouge, LA (BTR)
Destination airport:Rogers Municipal, AR (ROG)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
PLT WAS CLEARED FOR VOR/DME APPROACH TO ROGERS airport BY FAYETTEVILLE APCH CONTROL; FAYETTEVILLE ALTIMETER SETTING OF 29.85 (CONFIRMED BY RECORDED TRANSCRIPT) FURNISHED. PLT DID NOT READ BACK. DURING APCH, ACFT IMPACTED TREES 25 FT AGL AT APRX 1320 FT MSL, 3 MILES SHORT OF ARPT. INVESTIGATION SHOWED PLT'S ALTIMETER SET AT 30.14 (ALTIMETER WOULD READ 290 FT HIGHER THAN ACFT ACTUAL ALTITUDE). PLT'S RECALL WAS THAT THE 30.14 SETTING WAS FURNISHED BY APCH CONTROL. PLT FURTHER STATED LAST RECALLED ALTITUDE READING WAS 1750 FT. APCH PLATE SHOWS 1700 FT MDA WITH ROGERS ALTIMETER SETTING; INCREASE MDA BY 100 FT IF USING FAYETTEVILLE SETTING. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X41864
Air Britain's Business Turboprops International 2009
AVL 241


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
12-Feb-2012 01:23 Gwydd Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source]
12-Jul-2013 11:51 wf Updated [Destination airport, Source]
21-Dec-2016 19:24 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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