Crash of a Short 330 in Myrtle Beach

Date & Time: May 18, 2006 at 0745 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N937MA
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Greensboro-Myrtle Beach
MSN:
3040
YOM:
1980
Flight number:
SNC1340
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Aircraft flight hours:
21095
Circumstances:
Following an uneventful cargo flight from Greensboro, NC, aircraft made a wheels-up landing on runway 18 at Myrtle Beach Airport, SC. Both pilots were uninjured while the aircraft was considered as damaged beyond repair.
Probable cause:
NTSB did not conduct any investigation on this event.

Crash of a Cessna 500 Citation in Greensboro

Date & Time: Feb 1, 2006 at 1145 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N814ER
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Asheville-Greensboro
MSN:
500-0280
YOM:
1975
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Captain / Total flying hours:
2500
Captain / Total hours on type:
700.00
Copilot / Total flying hours:
13000
Copilot / Total hours on type:
1000
Aircraft flight hours:
12008
Circumstances:

Before leaving Asheville-Piedmont Triad airport, the crew noticed technical problem with the landing gear system. He decided to fly to Greensboro where better facilities to handle situation were available. On landing, the right main landing gear collapsed. The aircraft veered off the right side of the runway and came to rest into the grass. All four occupants escaped without injury but the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of a Fokker F27 in Kinston

Date & Time: Mar 8, 2003 at 1027 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N712FE
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Greensboro-New Bern
MSN:
10613
YOM:
1981
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Captain / Total flying hours:
8130
Captain / Total hours on type:
1450.00
Aircraft flight hours:
26665
Aircraft flight cycles:
28285
Circumstances:
After landing gear problems, the crew elected to divert to Kinston-Regional Jetport airport. On landing, right main gear failed and the aircraft came ot rest on runway. Both pilots escaped uninjured but the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of a Douglas DC-9 in Greensboro

Date & Time: Aug 8, 2000 at 1544 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N838AT
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Greensboro-Atlanta
MSN:
47442/524
YOM:
1970
Flight number:
FL913
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
58
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Captain / Total flying hours:
22000
Captain / Total hours on type:
15000.00

Crash of a Cessna 208 Caravan in Maiden: 1 killed

Date & Time: Jan 9, 1998 at 1704 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N913FE
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Maiden-Greensboro
MSN:
208-0013
YOM:
1985
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Captain / Total flying hours:
4030
Captain / Total hours on type:
860.00
Aircraft flight hours:
6183

Crash of a Douglas DC-8 in Narrows: 6 killed

Date & Time: Dec 22, 1996 at 1810 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N827AX
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Greensboro-Greensboro
MSN:
45901
YOM:
1967
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
6
Captain / Total flying hours:
8087
Captain / Total hours on type:
869.00
Copilot / Total flying hours:
8426
Copilot / Total hours on type:
1509
Aircraft flight hours:
62800
Aircraft flight cycles:
24234

Crash of a BAe Jetstream 31 in Raleigh: 15 killed

Date & Time: Dec 13, 1994 at 1834 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N918AE
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Greensboro-Raleigh
MSN:
918
YOM:
1990
Flight number:
AA3379
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
18
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
15
Captain / Total flying hours:
3499
Captain / Total hours on type:
457.00
Copilot / Total flying hours:
3452
Copilot / Total hours on type:
677
Aircraft flight hours:
6577

Crash of a Cessna 208 Caravan in North Carolina

Date & Time: Jan 11, 1989 at 0728 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N9330B
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Roanoke-Greensboro
MSN:
208-0053
YOM:
1987
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Captain / Total flying hours:
2100
Captain / Total hours on type:
360.00
Aircraft flight hours:
896

Crash of a Cessna 402B in Greensboro: 1 killed

Date & Time: Feb 6, 1978 at 1520 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N69284
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Gulfport – Winston-Salem – Raleigh
MSN:
402B-0407
YOM:
1973
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Captain / Total flying hours:
7408
Captain / Total hours on type:
540.00
Circumstances:
While approaching Winston-Salem Airport, the pilot informed ATC about engine problems. Shortly later, the twin engine airplane went out of control, entered a dive and crashed in flames in a field located in Greensboro. The aircraft was destroyed and the pilot, sole on board, was killed.
Probable cause:
Stalled and spiraled while descending to Winston-Salem Airport due to foreign material affecting normal operations. The following contributing factors were reported:
- Ice in fuel,
- Fuel starvation,
- Failed to maintain flying speed,
- Failure of both engines.
Final Report:

Crash of a Cessna 402A in Greensboro: 6 killed

Date & Time: Apr 13, 1973 at 2212 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N4599Q
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Greensboro - Greensboro
MSN:
402A-099
YOM:
1969
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
5
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
6
Captain / Total flying hours:
10500
Captain / Total hours on type:
2000.00
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from Greensboro, while engaged in a local demo flight, the twin engine airplane went out of control and crashed in flames. All six occupants were killed.
Probable cause:
Uncontrolled descent following a failure of the elevator tab control system. The following factors were reported:
- Flight control system disconnected,
- Bolt connecting aft elevator bellcrank and elevator pushrod came loose,
- 100 h ours inspection completed 66 hours prior to the accident.
Final Report: