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Last updated: 22 October 2017
Statuts:Enquête Officielle
Date:mercredi 5 décembre 2007
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Super Cargomaster
Opérant pour:AirNet Systems
Immatriculation: N28MG
Numéro de série: 208B-0732
Année de Fabrication: 1999
Heures de vol:9936
Moteurs: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Equipage:victimes: 1 / à bord: 1
Passagers:victimes: 1 / à bord: 1
Total:victimes: 2 / à bord: 2
Dégats de l'appareil: Perte Totale
Conséquences: unk
Lieu de l'accident:1,6 km (1 milles) ESE of Columbus-Rickenbacker International Airport, OH (LCK) (   Etats-Unis d'Amérique)
Phase de vol: En vol (ENR)
Aéroport de départ:Columbus-Rickenbacker International Airport, OH (LCK/KLCK), Etats-Unis d'Amérique
Aéroport de destination:Buffalo Municipal Airport, NY (BUF/KBUF), Etats-Unis d'Amérique
The Cessna Caravan carried cancelled bank checks to Buffalo and was topped off with Jet A fuel and loaded with 714 pounds of cargo. The pilot started the airplane's engine about 06:40. The airplane taxied to the de-icing ramp and its wings and tail were de-iced with about 160 gallons of Type I de-icing fluid at 06:44. A witness reported that the propeller did not require de-icing. The airplane received its takeoff clearance at 06:48 and departed Columbus (LCK) at 06:50. Radar track data indicated that the airplane climbed to about 1,100 feet mean sea level (msl) and was in a left turn with a ground speed of about 109 knots prior to descending and impacting the terrain. The airplane impacted terrain on an approximate heading of 120 degrees. The debris field was about 592 feet long and 100 feet wide.
At 0638, the observed weather at LCK was: Wind 080 degrees at 5 knots, visibility 1 3/4 statute miles, ceiling broken 500 feet, overcast 1,700 feet, temperature - 1 degree Celsius (C), dew point - 2 degrees C, altimeter 29.61 inches of mercury.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The pilot's failure to maintain aircraft control and collision avoidance with terrain due to spacial disorientation. Contributing to the accident were the low cloud ceiling and night conditions."

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 3 months
Accident number: CHI08FA045
Download report: Summary report



photo of Cessna 208B Caravan I Super Cargomaster N28MG
photo of Cessna 208B Caravan I Super Cargomaster N28MG
N28MG pictured here for an Aircraft icing training course
photo of Cessna 208B Caravan I Super Cargomaster N28MG
N28MG being sprayed with Type I fluid; pictured here for an Aircraft icing training course
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Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposée destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre Columbus-Rickenbacker International Airport, OH et Buffalo Municipal Airport, NY est de 490 km (306 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

Les informations ci-dessus ne représentent pas l'opinion de la 'Flight Safety Foundation' ou de 'Aviation Safety Network' sur les causes de l'accident. Ces informations prélimimaires sont basées sur les faits tel qu'ils sont connus à ce jour.
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