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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 8745
Last updated: 18 March 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C411 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 411
Registration: N111DS
C/n / msn: 411-0042
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Winooski, VT -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Burlington Airport,VT
While on an NDB approach to Burlington Airport by night, the pilot descended below the MDA when the twin engine airplane hit tree tops, stalled and crashed in flames in a wooded area located in Winooski, about 1,5 mile short of runway 15. The airplane was destroyed by a post crash fire and all four occupants have been killed.

- Cause:
Improper IFR operation on part of the pilot. The following factors were reported:
- Low ceiling,
- Snow falls,
- High obstructions,
- Visibility below minimums,
- Hit trees approximately one mile from outer marker during a NDB approach.



Revision history:

25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
18-Mar-2020 00:04 Captain Adam Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Narrative]

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