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Last updated: 17 October 2021
Status:Definitief
Datum:vrijdag 11 januari 1991
Tijd:20:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 200 Super King Air
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United Executive Jet
Registratie: N200MR
Constructienummer: BB-219
Bouwjaar: 1977
Aantal vlieguren:1596
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-41
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 4
Schade: Groot
Plaats:Vichy-Rolla National Airport, MO (VIH) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Ferry
Vliegveld van vertrek:Saint Louis-Spirit of St. Louis Airport, MO (SUS/KSUS), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Vichy-Rolla National Airport, MO (VIH/KVIH), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
While executing a VOR approach, on a dark, foggy night, depth perception and ground contact were lost when the landing lights were turned on short final. A hard landing resulted, before corrective action became effective, resulting in wing spar, engine mounting support and propeller damage. The runway, and entire airport was covered with about 3 inches of mirror smooth ice, causing considerable glare.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "A restricted visual outlook and go-around was not performed by the pilot. Factors related to the accident were a dark night, fog and glare, ice covered runway and whiteout conditions."

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 11 months
Accident number: CHI91LA067
Download report: Summary report

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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Saint Louis-Spirit of St. Louis Airport, MO en Vichy-Rolla National Airport, MO bedraagt 113 km (71 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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