- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: February 15, 1992
Time: 03:26
Location: Toledo, Ohio
Operator: ATI
Flight #: 805
Route: Seattle - Toledo
AC Type: McDonnell Douglas DC-8-63F
Registration: N794AL
cn / ln: 45923/383
Aboard: 4   (passengers:0  crew:4)
Fatalities: 3   (passengers:0  crew:3)
Ground: 0
Summary: After a missed approach by the copilot the captain took over but also executed a go-around. He became spatially disoriented. When in a low nose and left bank attitude, control of the plane was transferred back to the first officer who began leveling the wings and raising the nose of the airplane. Impact with the ground occurred before the recovery was completed. The failure of the flight crew to properly recognize or recover in a timely manner from the unusual aircraft attitude that resulted from the captain's apparent spatial disorientation, resulting from physiological factors and/or a failed attitude director.
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