ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 124597
Last updated: 18 September 2021
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Type:Silhouette image of generic C402 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 401A
Registration: N555SH
MSN: 401A-0081
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Aspen/Pitkin County Airport (KASE/ASE), Aspen, CO -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Wichita, KS
Destination airport:Aspen/Pitkin County Airport, CO (KASE/ASE)
The approach to Aspen-Pitkin County-Sardy Field was completed in excellent weather conditions. On final, the twin engine airplane stalled and crashed short of runway. All five occupants were seriously injured and the aircraft was destroyed.

- Cause:
Stall on final approach after the pilot failed to maintain flying speed. The following contributing factors were reported:
- High density altitude,
- Downwind.



Revision history:

29-Mar-2020 02:03 Captain Adam Updated [Cn, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description