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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 201907
Last updated: 18 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C421 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 421B
Owner/operator:Hawkeye Charter Service, Inc
Registration: N882BB
MSN: 421B0543
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Youngstown, OH -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:South Bend, IN (EKM)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
The pilot stated that he was aware of the poor braking action on the runway. He landed on the runway and reported the aircraft struck a hole with the left main landing gear, and veered off the left side of the runway into a snowbank. A Notice to Airman issued for the runway stated that it was covered with hard packed snow over thin ice, and braking action was reported as poor. A witness stated that the airplane was in a steep angle of descent when it broke out of the clouds. A Federal Aviation Administration Inspector was unable to locate the 'bump' the pilot reported. He added that numerous tracks from emergency equipment were on the runway.
Probable Cause: The pilot's failure to maintain aircraft control. A factor was the icy runway.



Revision history:

26-Nov-2017 09:39 ASN Update Bot Added

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