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Last updated: 9 December 2021
Estado:Final
Fecha:viernes 4 mayo 1990
Hora:07:31
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic NOMA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
GAF Nomad N.24A
Operador:Tar Heel Aviation
Registración: N418NE
Numéro de série: 89
Año de Construcción: 1979
Horas Totales de la Célula:3590
Motores: 2 Allison 250-B17C
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 1
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 1
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Wilmington-New Hanover County Airport, NC (ILM) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Elevación del lugar del accidente: 10 m (33 feet) amsl
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Carga
Aeropuerto de Salida:Raleigh/Durham Airport, NC (RDU/KRDU), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Wilmington-New Hanover County Airport, NC (ILM/KILM), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
An attempt to land at New Hanover's runway 16 was aborted and the crew tried to carry out a runway 34 approach on the second attempt to land. The Nomad struck approach lights, crashed and turned over on the runway.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The pilot's failure to maintain sufficient altitude during a circling maneuver for landing. Factors related to the accident were: weather conditions below minimums for a circling approach, and failure of the pilot to follow IFR procedures."

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 2 months
Accident number: ATL90FA108
Download report: Summary report

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Distance from Raleigh/Durham Airport, NC to Wilmington-New Hanover County Airport, NC as the crow flies is 195 km (122 miles).

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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