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Status:Final
Date:Saturday 13 August 1977
Time:11:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic L37 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Howard 500
Operator:Intercontinental Oil Co.
Registration: N44HH
MSN: 500-115
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Pawhuska Municipal Airport, OK (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Houston (unknown airport), TX, United States of America
Destination airport:Pawhuska Municipal Airport, OK, United States of America
Narrative:
The Howard 500 overran the runway after landing in tailwind conditions.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
pilot in command - improper in-flight decisions or planning
pilot in command - misjudged distance and speed
pilot in command - selected wrong runway relative to existing wind
FACTOR(S):
weather - low ceiling
weather - rain
miscellaneous acts,conditions - downwind
miscellaneous acts,conditions - hydroplaning on wet runway
miscellaneous acts,conditions - ran off end of runway

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» NTSB


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