Flugunfall 14 SEP 2021 einer Raytheon Beechjet 400A N100FN - between Youngstown, OH and Charleston, SC
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Status:Accident Investigation report not yet completed, but information verified through authorities or other sources.
Datum:Dienstag 14 September 2021
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic BE40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Raytheon Beechjet 400A
Fluggesellschaft:Meander Air II LLC
Kennzeichen: N100FN
Werknummer: RK-566
Baujahr: 2008
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada JT15D-5R
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:between Youngstown, OH and Charleston, SC (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Leerflug
Flug von:Youngstown Airport, OH (YNG/KYNG), USA
Flug nach:Charleston Executive Airport, SC (KJZI), USA
Unfallbericht:
During a post-flight inspection at Charleston Executive Airport, South Carolina, USA, it was discovered that the no.1 (left) engine cowling had separated, damaging the fuselage, left horizontal stabilizer and left elevator trim.

The airplane was descending through about 21,000 ft about 15 minutes from Charleston Executive Airport, SC, when the flight crew heard and felt a loud bang, shudder, and yaw. The autopilot was disconnected, and a noticeable yaw was felt; however, there were no anomalies noted on any flight or engine instruments. The flight crew continued and landed without further incident. During the post-flight inspection, it was discovered that the left engine cowling had entirely separated.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation ongoing
Accident number: ERA21LA379
Download report: Preliminary report

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Distance from Youngstown Airport, OH to Charleston Executive Airport, SC as the crow flies is 947 km (592 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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