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Last updated: 2 March 2021
Datum:donderdag 5 maart 2020
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Super Cargomaster
Operated by:CSA Air
On behalf of:FedEx Express
Registratie: N706FX
Constructienummer: 208B0426
Bouwjaar: 1995
Aantal vlieguren:11458
Motoren: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 1
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 1
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Rhinelander-Oneida County Airport, WI (RHI) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Milwaukee-General Mitchell Airport, WI (MKE/KMKE), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Rhinelander-Oneida County Airport, WI (RHI/KRHI), Verenigde Staten
A Cessna 208B Super Cargomaster, operated by CSA Air, flipped over and came to a rest between a taxiway and a runway during an attempted landing on runway 27 at Rhinelander-Oneida County Airport, Wisconsin, USA.
The pilot suffered minor injuries.
Visibility at the time of the accident was limited to due snowfall and fog.

Probable Cause:

Probable cause: "The pilot's improper decision to continue an instrument approach to landing following a loss of visual reference with the runway, which resulted in the airplane touching down left of the runway in snow and flipping over."

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 116 days (4 months)
Accident number: CEN20CA119
Download report: Final report


METAR Weather report:
13:53 UTC / 07:53 local time:
KRHI 051353Z AUTO 18009KT 1/2SM SN FG OVC004 01/M01 A2967 RMK AO2 SLP069 P0009 T00061006

14:53 UTC / 08:53 local time:
KRHI 051453Z AUTO 19009KT 1/2SM SN FG OVC005 01/M01 A2966 RMK AO2 SLP062 P0011 60022 T00061006 56018


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line is connecting ADS-B datapoints from FlightAware.
De afstand tussen Milwaukee-General Mitchell Airport, WI en Rhinelander-Oneida County Airport, WI bedraagt 321 km (201 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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