Accident Aero Commander 500S Shrike Commander N50BA,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 30795
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Date:Wednesday 6 January 1999
Time:14:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AC50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Aero Commander 500S Shrike Commander
Owner/operator:Byerly Aviation, Inc.
Registration: N50BA
MSN: 1860-39
Year of manufacture:1969
Total airframe hrs:12392 hours
Engine model:Lycoming IO-540
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Plymouth Municipal Airport, IN -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Peoria, IL (KPIA)
Destination airport:(C65)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The pilot reported he landed on runway 28; however, several witnesses reported the airplane landed on runway 10. Upon touchdown the airplane veered to the right and came to rest approximately 20 feet off the south side of the runway on a heading of about 340 degrees. The pilot reported the local winds were from 230 degrees at 5 to 10 knots.

Probable Cause: the pilot's failure to maintain directional control of the airplane while landing. Factors associated with the accident were the tailwind condition and the pilot landing in the wrong direction.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: CHI99LA059
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 2 years and 3 months
Download report: Final report




Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
22-Oct-2017 13:54 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Damage, Narrative]
25-Nov-2017 12:49 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Nov-2017 12:57 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Nature]
14-Dec-2017 16:56 ASN Update Bot Updated [Cn, Operator, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
08-Apr-2024 11:02 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Category, Accident report]

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