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Last updated: 18 September 2021
Datum:Freitag 3 März 1995
Zeit:18:04 MST
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic WW24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
IAI 1124A Westwind II
Fluggesellschaft:Kennecott Corp
Kennzeichen: N311BR
Werknummer: 344
Baujahr: 1981
Triebwerk: 2 Garrett TFE731-3-1G
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 8
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 10
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:Gillette-Campbell County Airport, WY (GCC) (   USA)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Flug von:Hayden-Yampa Valley Airport, CO (HDN/KHDN), USA
Flug nach:Gillette-Campbell County Airport, WY (GCC/KGCC), USA
Entered a high sinkrate during an unstabilized final approach when the captain failed to retract the spoilers. The aircraft touched down short of the runway and the left main landing gear separated shortly thereafter.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The pilot in command's failure to retract the spoilers and the consequent high sink rate on an unstabilized final approach. Factors contributing to the accident were: icing conditions, both pilots diverted attention, inadequate flight crew coordination, and inadequate (cockpit resource management) training. "

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 11 months
Accident number: SEA95LA059
Download report: Summary report



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Distance from Hayden-Yampa Valley Airport, CO to Gillette-Campbell County Airport, WY as the crow flies is 448 km (280 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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