Date & Time: Jan 8, 2003 at 0849 LT
Type of aircraft:
Beechcraft 1900D
Operator:
Registration:
N233YV
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Charlotte-Greenville
MSN:
UE-233
YOM:
1996
Flight number:
US5481
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
19
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
21
Captain / Total flying hours:
2790
Captain / Total hours on type:
1100
Copilot / Total flying hours:
706
Copilot / Total hours on type:
706
Aircraft flight hours:
15003
Aircraft flight cycles:
21332
Circumstances:
After liftoff, the commuter banked left and crashed onto a hangar. NTSB suspected technical problem with elevator control system which was replaced two days before the accident.