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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 201893
Last updated: 16 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic AC95 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Rockwell Aero Commander 695A Jetprop 1000
Owner/operator:Alsois Aviation Corp.
Registration: N20GT
MSN: 96036
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Wheeling, IL -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Columbus, OH (OSU)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
The instructor pilot said that there was an accumulation of ice on the airframe and the approach to the runway was with a 10 knot tailwind. The dual student flared high and a hard landing followed. After the landing the damage was discovered. When the pilot-in-command looked at the airplane he found 1/8' of ice on the leading edges of the wings and horizontal stabilizer.
Probable Cause: The pilot-in-command (CFI)'s poor in-flight planning and decision making, and his inadequate supervision of the dual student. Factors were the tailwind condition, icing conditions, and the dual student's improper flare.



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26-Nov-2017 09:39 ASN Update Bot Added

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