Aviation International News » February 2008

February 8, 2008 - 11:01am

Aero Commander 690A, Antlers, Okla., Oct. 15, 2006–The NTSB blamed the
in-flight breakup of the experimental Aero Commander on the pilot’s failure to reduce airspeed in moderate turbulence. Contributing factors were his decision to exceed the maximum takeoff weight, and the prevailing turbulence.

February 8, 2008 - 11:01am

Aero Commander 690A, Antlers, Okla., Oct. 15, 2006–The NTSB blamed the
in-flight breakup of the experimental Aero Commander on the pilot’s failure to reduce airspeed in moderate turbulence. Contributing factors were his decision to exceed the maximum takeoff weight, and the prevailing turbulence.

February 8, 2008 - 10:59am

Cessna 560 Citation V, Carlsbad, Calif., Jan. 24, 2006–The NTSB attributed the fatal Citation V accident to the captain’s delayed decision to execute a go-around during the landing roll. Factors were his improper decision to land with a tailwind, excessive airspeed on final and his failure to touch down at the proper point.

February 8, 2008 - 10:59am

Cessna 560 Citation V, Carlsbad, Calif., Jan. 24, 2006–The NTSB attributed the fatal Citation V accident to the captain’s delayed decision to execute a go-around during the landing roll. Factors were his improper decision to land with a tailwind, excessive airspeed on final and his failure to touch down at the proper point.

February 8, 2008 - 10:57am

Cessna 560 Citation V, Cresco, Iowa, July 19, 2006–The Citation was substantially damaged and the pilot and copilot were killed when the jet overran Runway 33 at Cresco’s Ellen Church Field Airport (CJJ), coming to rest in a corn field. The two passengers were seriously injured. The flight was en route from Oxford, Miss., to Rochester, Minn., when it diverted to CJJ.

February 8, 2008 - 10:57am

Cessna 560 Citation V, Cresco, Iowa, July 19, 2006–The Citation was substantially damaged and the pilot and copilot were killed when the jet overran Runway 33 at Cresco’s Ellen Church Field Airport (CJJ), coming to rest in a corn field. The two passengers were seriously injured. The flight was en route from Oxford, Miss., to Rochester, Minn., when it diverted to CJJ.

February 8, 2008 - 10:56am

Aero Commander 500B, Gaylord, Mich., Nov. 16, 2005–The pilot of the Central Air Southwest Aero Commander was killed when the airplane crashed on a nonprecision approach one mile from Gaylord Regional Airport in night IMC.

February 8, 2008 - 10:56am

Aero Commander 500B, Gaylord, Mich., Nov. 16, 2005–The pilot of the Central Air Southwest Aero Commander was killed when the airplane crashed on a nonprecision approach one mile from Gaylord Regional Airport in night IMC.

February 8, 2008 - 10:54am

Hawker Beechcraft Hawker 800XP, Smith, Nev., Aug. 28, 2006–No one was seriously injured when the NetJets Hawker and a Schleicher ASW27-18 glider collided in flight. The Hawker was on an IFR flight plan; the glider had not filed a flight plan. As the Hawker was being handed over to Reno Approach, the captain saw the glider and maneuvered to avoid the collision.

February 8, 2008 - 10:54am

Hawker Beechcraft Hawker 800XP, Smith, Nev., Aug. 28, 2006–No one was seriously injured when the NetJets Hawker and a Schleicher ASW27-18 glider collided in flight. The Hawker was on an IFR flight plan; the glider had not filed a flight plan. As the Hawker was being handed over to Reno Approach, the captain saw the glider and maneuvered to avoid the collision.

 
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