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Last updated: 15 October 2021
Status:Final
Date:Tuesday 27 September 1977
Time:07:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 100 King Air
Operator:Delwood Furniture
Registration: N925BD
MSN: B-4
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Auburn, AL (   United States of America)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Birmingham Airport, AL (BHM/KBHM), United States of America
Destination airport:Auburn-Opelika Airport, AL (AUO/KAOU), United States of America
Narrative:
The airplane descended 650 feet below the MDA. It struck trees in fog and crashed.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - improper ifr operation
FACTORS:
weather - low ceiling
weather - fog

Sources:
» NTSB


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Distance from Birmingham Airport, AL to Auburn-Opelika Airport, AL as the crow flies is 161 km (101 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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