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Accident description
Last updated: 19 October 2017
Status:Final
Date:Friday 12 November 1982
Time:14:04
Type:Silhouette image of generic C501 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 501 Citation I/SP
Operator:Cessna Aircraft
Registration: N2627U
C/n / msn: 501-0247
First flight:
Total airframe hrs:179
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada JT15D-1B
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Wichita, KS (   United States of America)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:Wichita-Mid-Continent Airport, KS (ICT/KICT), United States of America
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Taxied fast and took off without clearance. The Citation climbed steeply and flew downwind. Collided with the ground 400 m short of the runway during a low base turn. Person at the controls was a non-pilot mechanic and under psychiatric care.

Accident investigation:
cover
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Accident number: MKC83FA019
Download report: Summary report


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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