Runway excursion Accident Dassault Falcon 20C N1846, Wednesday 13 March 1968
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Date:Wednesday 13 March 1968
Time:07:42
Type:Silhouette image of generic FA20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Dassault Falcon 20C
Owner/operator:M Air Inc.
Registration: N1846
MSN: 47
Year of manufacture:1966
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Parkersburg-Wood County Airport, WV (PKB) -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Dayton Airport, OH (DAY/KDAY)
Destination airport:Parkersburg-Wood County Airport, WV (PKB/KPKB)
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
Hit dirt bank during a touch-and-go. The runway was covered with ice and slush.

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - delayed in initiating go-around
pilot in command - misjudged distance
FACTOR(S):
airports/airways/facilities - airport conditions: ice/slush on runway

Accident investigation:
  
Investigating agency: 
Report number: DIA68A0037
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 2 months
Download report: Final report

Sources:

NTSB
Charleston Daily Mail March 13,1968

Statistics

  • 99th worst accident in 1968
  • 3rd worst accident of this aircraft type
  • worst accident of this aircraft type at the time

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