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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 176266
Last updated: 8 May 2019
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Date:12-MAY-2015
Time:21:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic PC12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Pilatus PC-12/45
Owner/operator:Valley Med Flight, Inc.
Registration: N811VM
C/n / msn: 316
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Crownpoint Airport (0E8), Crownpoint, NM -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Gallup, NM (GUP)
Destination airport:Crownpoint, NM (0E8)
Narrative:
The pilot stated that after the airplane crossed the runway threshold, he reduced engine power to idle and the gear warning horn sounded. The pilot reported that he misinterpreted the gear warning horn for the ground proximity warning system and the airplane landed with the gear retracted. The airplane sustained substantial damage to the spar carry-through structure and left spar attachment. The pilot reported no preimpact mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airframe or engine that would have precluded normal operation.
Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to extend the landing gear before landing.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20150520X94628&key=1
FAA register: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=811VM

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: 
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-May-2015 15:29 Geno Added
21-Dec-2016 19:30 ASN Update Bot Updated
01-Dec-2017 13:07 ASN Update Bot Updated

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