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Status: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Date:Tuesday 15 November 2022
Type:Silhouette image of generic SW4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild SA227-AT Expediter
Registration: N247DH
MSN: AT-626B
First flight: 1985
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Pewaukee, WI (   United States of America)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:New Orleans-Lakefront Airport, LA (NEW/KNEW), United States of America
Destination airport:Waukesha Airport, WI (UES/KUES), United States of America
Ameriflight flight 7141, a Fairchild SA227-AT Expediter, landed on the Western Lakes Golf Club in Pewaukee, WI, USA. The aircraft came down 6 km short of runway 10 at Waukesha County Airport (UES).
The three persons and 56 dogs on the aircraft survived.

Photos from the scene show the left-hand wing was severed just outside the no.1 engine.

Visibility at the time was limited due to snowfall. Fifteen minutes before the accident, visibility at UES was reported to be 800 m.

METAR Weather report:
14:45 UTC / 08:45 local time:
KUES 151445Z 06006KT 1/2SM -SN OVC003 M01/M01 A3025

15:45 UTC / 09:45 local time:
KUES 151545Z 06005KT 3/4SM -SN OVC005 M01/M01 A3024



Video, social media

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 New Orleans-Lakefront Airport, LA to Waukesha Airport, WI as the crow flies is 1445 km (903 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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