Descripción del Accidente ASN 19 NOV 1984 Embraer EMB-110P1 Bandeirante G-HGGS - Inverness Airport (INV)
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Estado:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Fecha:lunes 19 noviembre 1984
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic E110 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Embraer EMB-110P1 Bandeirante
Registración: G-HGGS
Numéro de série: 110294
Año de Construcción: 1980
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-34
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 1
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 1
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:ca 9 km S of Inverness Airport (INV) (   Reino Unido)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Inverness Airport (INV/EGPE), Reino Unido
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Edinburgh-Turnhouse Airport (EDI/EGPH), Reino Unido
The Euroair night time mail flight was cleared for a runway 24 departure from Inverness Airport (INV), Scotland, followed by a left turn onto track and continue direct to Edinburgh at FL95.
The aircraft took off at 20:55 returned over the field to follow the 175deg. radial of the Inverness VOR and continued below the cloud base. The aircraft soon impacted a hill and broke up. A post-impact fire erupted and the pilot was killed.
The accident happened near Saddle Hill, at an elevation of 1600 feet. Minimum altitude at that point is 4800 feet.

Probable Cause:

CONCLUSION: "Although various hypotheses could be formulated to fit these flight profiles, there is no evidence which would enable a determination as to the cause of the accident to be made with any degree of certainty."

Accident investigation:

Investigating agency: AIB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 102 days (3 months)
Accident number: AIB Bulletin 3/85
Download report: Final report


photo of Embraer-110P1-Bandeirante-G-HGGS
accident date: 19-11-1984
type: Embraer 110P1 Bandeirante
registration: G-HGGS

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Inverness Airport to Edinburgh-Turnhouse Airport as the crow flies is 180 km (113 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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