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Date:Friday 19 February 1999
Type:Silhouette image of generic B190 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 1900D
Operator:Avanti Air
Registration: D-CBSF
First flight: 1992
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-67D
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Frankfurt International Airport (FRA) (   Germany)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Düsseldorf Airport (DUS/EDDL), Germany
Destination airport:Frankfurt International Airport (FRA/EDDF), Germany
The Beechcraft landed at Frankfurt runway 25L with its landing gear retracted. The crew did not use the Before Landing checklist and silenced the landing gear warning horn when it sounded.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Der Flugunfall geschah, weil das Fahrwerk zur Landung nicht ausgefahren wurde."

Runway mishap

» BFU id. 1X001-0/99


photo of Beechcraft-1900D-D-CBSF
accident date: 19-02-1999
type: Beechcraft 1900D
registration: D-CBSF

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 Düsseldorf Airport to Frankfurt International Airport as the crow flies is 187 km (117 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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