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Last updated: 18 September 2021
Fecha:viernes 3 marzo 1995
Hora:18:04 MST
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic WW24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
IAI 1124A Westwind II
Operador:Kennecott Corp
Registración: N311BR
Numéro de série: 344
Año de Construcción: 1981
Horas Totales de la Célula:3931
Motores: 2 Garrett TFE731-3-1G
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 8
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 10
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:Gillette-Campbell County Airport, WY (GCC) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Hayden-Yampa Valley Airport, CO (HDN/KHDN), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Gillette-Campbell County Airport, WY (GCC/KGCC), Estados Unidos de América
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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