Serious incident Embraer EMB-120ER Brasilia N299UX, Monday 28 November 2005
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Date:Monday 28 November 2005
Time:18:35 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic E120 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Embraer EMB-120ER Brasilia
Owner/operator:Great Lakes Aviation
Registration: N299UX
MSN: 120299
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney PW118
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Serious incident
Location:Denver International Airport, CO (DEN/KDEN) -   United States of America
Phase: Taxi
Departure airport:Riverside-March AFB, CA (RIV/KRIV)
Destination airport:Denver International Airport, CO (DEN/KDEN)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The captain reported that after landing, he turned onto what he thought was a 90-degree taxiway. He said that he "cut the corner too tight resulting in the left propeller striking a taxiway light." An examination of the airplane showed no anomalies which could have contributed to the incident.

Probable Cause: the pilot's failure to maintain clearance from the taxiway light. Factors contributing to the incident were the crew's inadequate visual lookout and the taxiway light.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: DEN06IA020
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 4 months
Download report: Final report



History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

2 June 2003 N299UX Great Lakes Aviation Ltd 0 Denver International Airport, CO (DEN/KDEN) sub
Loss of pressurization


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