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Last updated: 19 January 2022
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Freitag 14 April 2017
Zeit:22:00
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic BE20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft B200 King Air
Fluggesellschaft:IHC Health Services, Inc.
Kennzeichen: N481HC
Werknummer: BB-1908
Baujahr: 2005
Betriebsstunden:3631
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-42
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:Richfield Municipal Airport, UT (   USA)
Flugphase: Taxi (TXI)
Betriebsart:Ambulanz
Flug von:Salt Lake City International Airport, UT (SLC/KSLC), USA
Flug nach:Richfield Municipal Airport, UT (KRIF), USA
Unfallbericht:
The pilot reported that during taxi on a parking ramp at night he decided to make a 180° left turn to position the airplane before picking up a patient. He added that during the turn, the right wing impacted a fence post. The right wing sustained substantial damage.
The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The pilot's failure to maintain separation from a fence post during taxi at night.
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Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 67 days (2 months)
Accident number: GAA17CA235
Download report: Final report

Informationsquelle:
» NTSB


Fotos

photo of Beechcraft-B200-Super-King-Air-N481HC
accident date: 14-04-2017
type: Beechcraft B200 Super King Air
registration: N481HC
 

Map
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 Salt Lake City International Airport, UT to Richfield Municipal Airport, UT as the crow flies is 227 km (142 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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