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Last updated: 25 September 2021
Status:Definitief
Datum:donderdag 13 januari 2005
Tijd:22:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic E110 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Embraer EMB-110P1 Bandeirante
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:AirNow
Registratie: N49BA
Constructienummer: 110301
Bouwjaar: 1980
Aantal vlieguren:39466
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-34
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 1
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 1
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Keene-Dillant-Hopkins Airport, NH (EEN) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Bangor International Airport, ME (BGR/KBGR), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Manchester Municipal Airport, NH (MHT/KMHT), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
The AirNow flight departed Bangor at 20:18 on a flight to Manchester. Weather at Manchester however was foggy and the pilot was unable to land there. The pilot then requested to proceed to his alternate destination, Burlington. During the flight to Burlington, the pilot was contacted by company dispatch and it was agreed that Bennington would be a better destination because it was 45 miles closer than Burlington. As the flight progressed towards Bennington, the pilot contacted ATC and requested to change his destination to Keene. Weather at Keene included winds from 350 degrees at 3 knots; 1 statute mile of visibility; an overcast cloud layer at 100 feet agl. The Bandeirante flew an ILS approach to runway 02. When the airplane broke out of the clouds, it was not stable. Approaching the runway, at full flaps and exceeding the 25 percent maximum for a go-around, the pilot added full power to the left engine. The high power setting, slow airspeed, and full flaps combination resulted in a minimum control speed (Vmc) roll. No determination could be made as to why the right engine was inoperative, and there were no mechanical or fuel-related anomalies found that would have precluded normal operation. The airplane came to rest inverted on runway 02, about 90 feet from the approach end.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The pilot's improper decision to attempt a single-engine missed approach with the airplane in a slow airspeed, full flap configuration, which resulted in a minimum control speed (Vmc) roll. Contributing factors included an inoperative engine for undetermined reasons, the pilot's in-flight decision to divert to an airport with low ceilings and visibility while better conditions existed elsewhere, the pilot's failure to advise or seek assistance from air traffic control or his company, and the low cloud ceilings, fog, and night lighting conditions."

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 3 years and 7 months
Accident number: NYC05FA042
Download report: Summary report

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photo of Embraer-110P1-Bandeirante-N401AS
accident date: 13-01-2005
type: Embraer 110P1 Bandeirante
registration: N401AS
 

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 Bangor International Airport, ME en Manchester Municipal Airport, NH bedraagt 293 km (183 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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