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Last updated: 28 October 2021
Fecha:miércoles 7 mayo 1986
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic SW4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Swearingen SA226-AT Merlin IV
Operador:Barckley Airlines
Registración: N577KA
Numéro de série: AT-008
Año de Construcción: 1972
Horas Totales de la Célula:2950
Motores: 2 Garrett TPE331-3U-303G
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 1
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 1
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:11 km (6.9 milles) NW of Billings-Logan International Airport, MT (BIL) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Helena Airport, MT (HLN/KHLN), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Billings-Logan International Airport, MT (BIL/KBIL), Estados Unidos de América
After flying a localizer back course approach to Billings' runway 27 a missed approach was executed. The pilot then tried to carry out a runway 09L ILS approach. On the inbound approach course the aircraft impacted terrain and caught fire.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Physical impairment(other cardiovascular)..Pilot in command".



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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 Helena Airport, MT to Billings-Logan International Airport, MT as the crow flies is 277 km (173 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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