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Status:Final
Date:Thursday 24 February 1966
Time:13:57
Type:Silhouette image of generic H25A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Siddeley DH-125-1A
Operator:Kewitt Construction Company
Registration: N1135K
MSN: 25019
First flight: 1965-01-24 (1 year 1 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Des Moines Airport, IA (DSM) (   United States of America)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Des Moines Airport, IA (DSM/KDSM), United States of America
Destination airport:Omaha-Eppley Airfield, NE (OMA/KOMA), United States of America
Narrative:
Takeoff was attempted with the gust locks still engaged. The takeoff was aborted, but the plane overran runway 23 and crossed a ditch and went into a ploughed field.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSES:
pilot in command - inadequate preflight preparation and/or planning
pilot in command - delayed action in aborting takeoff
FACTOR:
miscellaneous acts,conditions - gust locks engaged

Classification:
Locked rudders/ailerons/gustlock
Rejected takeoff
Runway excursion

Sources:
» NTSB


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Distance from Des Moines Airport, IA to Omaha-Eppley Airfield, NE as the crow flies is 186 km (117 miles).

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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