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|Description=On February 6, 2007, a Beech 200 King Air, being operated by Metro Aviation on an EMS positioning flight, collided at night with mountainous terrain approximately 13 nm north-northwest of the Gallatin Field Airport, Belgrade, MT, USA shortly after advising that the airport was in sight and requesting and obtaining permission for a visual approach. The aircraft was fitted with TAWS Class 'B' equipment.
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|Description=On February 6, 2007, a Beech 200 King Air, being operated by Metro Aviation on an EMS positioning flight from Great Falls MT to Gallatin Field MT, collided at night in VMC with mountainous terrain approximately 13 nm north-northwest of the intended destination shortly after advising that the airport was in sight and requesting and obtaining permission for a visual approach. The aircraft was fitted with TAWS Class 'B' equipment.
 
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|Aircraft=BE20
 
|Aircraft=BE20
 
|Operator=Metro Aviation
 
|Operator=Metro Aviation
|Type of Flight=Public Transport (Non Revenue)
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|Type of Flight=Aerial Work
 
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|Flight_Origin=KGTF
 
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|Non-aircraft damage=No
 
|Non-occupant casualties=No
 
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|Fatalities=Most or all occupants
 
|Fatalities=Most or all occupants
 
|Off Airport Landing=No
 
|Off Airport Landing=No

Revision as of 20:54, 25 November 2011

Summary
On February 6, 2007, a Beech 200 King Air, being operated by Metro Aviation on an EMS positioning flight from Great Falls MT to Gallatin Field MT, collided at night in VMC with mountainous terrain approximately 13 nm north-northwest of the intended destination shortly after advising that the airport was in sight and requesting and obtaining permission for a visual approach. The aircraft was fitted with TAWS Class 'B' equipment.
Event Details
When February 2007
Actual or Potential
Event Type
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT), Human Factors
Day/Night Night
Flight Conditions VMC
Flight Details
Aircraft BEECH 200 Super King Air
Operator Metro Aviation
Domicile United States
Type of Flight Aerial Work
Origin Great Falls International
Intended Destination Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport
Take off Commenced Yes
Flight Airborne Yes
Flight Completed No
Flight Phase Descent
ENR / APR
Location - Airport
Airport vicinity Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport
CFIT
Tag(s) Into terrain,
Vertical navigation error,
IFR flight plan
HF
Tag(s) Ineffective Monitoring,
Manual Handling
Safety Net Mitigations
TAWS Available but ineffective
Outcome
Damage or injury Yes
Aircraft damage Hull loss
Fatalities Most or all occupants ()
Causal Factor Group(s)
Group(s) Aircraft Operation
Safety Recommendation(s)
Group(s) None Made
Investigation Type
Type Independent

Description

On February 6, 2007, a Beech 200 King Air, being operated by Metro Aviation on an EMS positioning flight from Great Falls MT to Gallatin Field MT collided at night with mountainous terrain approximately 13 nm north-northwest of the intended destination shortly after advising that the airport was in sight and requesting and obtaining permission for a visual approach. The aircraft was fitted with TAWS Class 'B' equipment.

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