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Status:Voorlopig - officieel
Datum:maandag 19 oktober 1987
Tijd:06:16
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft B200 Super King Air
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Artix
Registratie: G-MDJI
Constructienummer: BB-1162
Bouwjaar: 1983
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-42
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 1
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 1
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:3,4 km (2.1 mijl) NNW of Leeds/Bradford Airport (LBA) (   Verenigd Koninkrijk)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Ferry
Vliegveld van vertrek:Teesside International Airport (MME/EGNV), Verenigd Koninkrijk
Vliegveld van aankomst:Leeds/Bradford Airport (LBA/EGNM), Verenigd Koninkrijk
Beschrijving:
Crashed into hilltop while on a localizer-DME approach to runway 14 at Leeds/Bradford Airport (LBA) in low cloud conditions.
The laid down descent angle for a Localiser/DME approach to runway 14 at Leeds/Bradford Airport is 3.5°. Whereas a standard 3 degree descent angle can readily be calculated and flown by a pilot using a formula of 300 feet per nautical mile, it is more difficult, particularly in single pilot operations, to calculate and achieve a 3.5° descent. An aircraft on a 3.5° approach angle, on a pressure setting of 998 mb, would pass approximately 100 feet above the accident site but, a 3° approach would result in ground contact in the area of the site.

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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Teesside International Airport en Leeds/Bradford Airport bedraagt 73 km (45 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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