- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: August 13, 2004
Time: 00:50
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Operator: Air Taroma
Flight #: 185
Route: Memphis - Cincinnati
AC Type: Convair CV-580
Registration: N586P
cn / ln: 68
Aboard: 2   (passengers:0  crew:2)
Fatalities: 1   (passengers:0  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: While on approach at night,, the crew reported engine trouble. Shortly after the aircraft crashed on a golf course short of Runway 36R. Fuel starvation resulting from the captain's decision not to follow approved fuel crossfeed procedures. Contributing to the accident were the captain's inadequate preflight planning, his subsequent distraction during the flight, and contributing to the accident was the flightcrew's failure to monitor the fuel gauges and to recognize that the airplane's changing handling characteristics were caused by a fuel imbalance.
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