Flugunfall 15 JUL 2022 einer Raytheon Beechjet 400A N400MX - Brunswick-Glynco Jetport, GA (BQK)
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Datum:Freitag 15 Juli 2022
Zeit:19:30
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic BE40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Raytheon Beechjet 400A
Fluggesellschaft:Aircraft Management Group, Inc
Kennzeichen: N400MX
Werknummer: RK-509
Baujahr: 2007
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:Brunswick-Glynco Jetport, GA (BQK) (   USA)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Geschäftsflug
Flug von:Brunswick-Glynco Jetport, GA (BQK/KBQK), USA
Flug nach:Pittsburgh International Airport, PA (PIT/KPIT), USA
Unfallbericht:
The pilot reported that shortly after departure, during their initial climb, he heard a 'thump' and suspected a bird strike. The crew did not experience any control issues or anomalous behavior initially but continued to troubleshoot. As they were approaching 10,000 ft mean sea level, they noticed that the cabin altitude was also approaching 10,000 ft, so they leveled off and determined that they had a pressurization problem. After conferring with their flight operations and maintenance department, they notified air traffic control and diverted to a suitable airport and landed safely. Upon subsequent inspection it was revealed that a bird had penetrated the right side of the nose under the first officer's window. The impact ruptured the fuselage and resulted in substantial airframe damage.

Probable Cause:

Probable Cause: An in-flight collision with a bird.

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 111 days (4 months)
Accident number: ERA22LA325
Download report: Summary report


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Distance from Brunswick-Glynco Jetport, GA to Pittsburgh International Airport, PA as the crow flies is 1026 km (641 miles).
Accident location: Exact; as reported in the official accident report.

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