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Status:Final
Date:Tuesday 1 July 1986
Time:08:13
Type:Silhouette image of generic SW4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Swearingen SA227-AT Expediter
Operator:DHL Airways
Registration: N243DH
MSN: AT-609B
First flight:
Total airframe hrs:1215
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Lincoln Municipal Airport, NE (LNK) (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Omaha-Eppley Airfield, NE (OMA/KOMA), United States of America
Destination airport:Lincoln Municipal Airport, NE (LNK/KLNK), United States of America
Narrative:
A Swearingen SA227-AT Expediter, N243DH, sustained substantial damage when the flare for touchdown ended short of the active runway at Lincoln Airport, Nebraska.

Probable Cause:

Probable cause:
proper glidepath..not maintained..pilot in command

Sources:
» NTSB


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Distance from Omaha-Eppley Airfield, NE to Lincoln Municipal Airport, NE as the crow flies is 88 km (55 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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