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Last updated: 28 September 2021
Status:Definitief
Datum:donderdag 6 februari 2020
Tijd:06:55
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Redding Aero Enterprises Inc.
Registratie: N24MG
Constructienummer: 208B0850
Bouwjaar: 2000
Aantal vlieguren:19184
Motoren: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-42A
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 1
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 1
Schade: Groot
Plaats:NW off Eureka-Murray Field, CA (EKA) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Sacramento-Mather Airport, CA (MHR/KMHR), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Eureka-Murray Field, CA (EKA/KEKA), Verenigde Staten
Vluchtnummer:1966
Beschrijving:
The aircraft impacted the waters of Arcata Bay during a landing attempt in fog conditions to Murray Field Airport, Eureka, California. The airplane came to rest inverted, sustaining substantial damage, and the sole pilot onboard was not injured.

Probable Cause:

Probable Cause and Findings:
The pilot's delayed response to initiate a go-around during a night visual approach over water after the airplane entered instrument meteorological conditions, which resulted in a loss of forward visibility and subsequent impact with the water.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 174 days (6 months)
Accident number: WPR20CA089
Download report: Final report

Bronnen:
» lostcoastoutpost.com
» northcoastjournal.com


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line is connecting ADS-B datapoints from FlightAware.
De afstand tussen Sacramento-Mather Airport, CA en Eureka-Murray Field, CA bedraagt 345 km (216 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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