Accident Beechcraft 1900 N811BE, Monday 6 April 1987
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Date:Monday 6 April 1987
Type:Silhouette image of generic B190 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Beechcraft 1900
Owner/operator:Business Express Airlines
Registration: N811BE
MSN: UB-49
Year of manufacture:1985
Engine model:P&W PT6A-2B
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial, repaired
Location:Boston-Logan International Airport, MA (BOS) -   United States of America
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Boston-Logan International Airport, MA (BOS/KBOS)
Destination airport:Albany Airport, NY (ALB/KALB)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
During taxi operations in preparation for a takeoff from Boston Logan Airport, the Beech 1900 aircraft was struck by a ground vehicle.
As a result of that collision, the right side of the fuselage and the right wing required major repairs, costing about $1 million. The airplane was returned to service after about 9 months.

Probable cause:
visual lookout..inadequate..driver of vehicle
clearance..not maintained..driver of vehicle

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: NYC87LA117
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 7 months
Download report: Final report



History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

28 December 1991 N811BE Delta Connection 3 17 km ENE off Block Island, RI w/o
Loss of control


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