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Last updated: 28 January 2022
Datum:vrijdag 14 april 2017
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft B200 King Air
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:IHC Health Services, Inc.
Registratie: N481HC
Constructienummer: BB-1908
Bouwjaar: 2005
Aantal vlieguren:3631
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-42
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 1
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 1
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Repaired
Plaats:Richfield Municipal Airport, UT (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Taxi (TXI)
Soort vlucht:Ambulance
Vliegveld van vertrek:Salt Lake City International Airport, UT (SLC/KSLC), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Richfield Municipal Airport, UT (KRIF), Verenigde Staten
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.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 67 days (2 months)
Accident number: GAA17CA235
Download report: Final report



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

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 Salt Lake City International Airport, UT en Richfield Municipal Airport, UT bedraagt 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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