- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: November 19, 1996
Time: 17:01
Location: Quincy, Illinois
Operator: United Express / Private
Flight #: 5925
Route: Burlington, IA - Quincy, IA
AC Type: Beechcraft 1900-C / Beech King Air A90
Registration: N87GL / N1127D
cn / ln: UC-87 /
Aboard: 14   (passengers:10  crew:4)
Fatalities: 14   (passengers:10  crew:4)
Ground: 0
Summary: While landing on Runway 13 at Baldwin Field, the United Express collided with the King Air which was taking off on Runway 4. The collision took place where the two runways intersect. Both planes caught fire and rescuers were unable to open the door to the Beech 1900-C because of impact damage. All twelve aboard the United Express and the two pilots aboard the King Air were killed. King Air pilots' failure to use proper communications and "see-and-avoid" procedures at an uncontrolled airport. Involvement of a third aircraft that transmitted unnecessary and inappropriate messages.
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