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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 205699
Last updated: 3 December 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C303 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna T303 Crusader
Owner/operator:Pegasus Aviation Inc
Registration: N303TL
MSN: T30300286
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Walter J Koladza Airport (KGBR), Great Barrington, MA -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Farmingdale, NY (FRG)
Destination airport:Great Barrington, MA (GBR)
Investigating agency: NTSB
The pilot reported that, while taxiing onto the snow-covered runway for departure, he was unable to see the runway markings. He added that he decided to cancel the flight and return to the ramp, but the airplane exited the runway and went down an embankment.
The airplane sustained substantial damage to the empennage.
The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

Probable Cause: The pilotís failure to see the taxiway when returning to the ramp from the snow-covered runway, which resulted in the airplane rolling down an embankment.


FAA register:

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 4 months
Download report: Final report
Other occurrences involving this aircraft

17 Aug 2019 N303TL Pegasus Aviation Inc 1 S of Sky Acres Airport, NY (44N) w/o


Revision history:

06-Feb-2018 02:04 Geno Added
21-Jun-2018 19:58 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
22-Jun-2018 06:14 ASN Update Bot Updated [Source]
23-Jun-2018 09:35 harro Updated [Source, Narrative]
23-Jun-2018 09:52 harro Updated [Source]

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