Preliminary Accident Reports

June 2001 Issue

March 09, Stratford, Conn. / Hawker Siddeley HS-125

About 14:01 eastern time, a Hawker Siddeley HS-125-3A overran the runway while landing at Sikorsky Memorial Airport. The two pilots were not injured. The copilot, who was flying, said she flew the ILS approach and landed, but did not have any braking effectiveness as the airplane touched down on the runway. With 1,000 feet remaining, the copilot selected the emergency brakes. With no results, the copilot selected the parking brake. The airplane continued off the departure end of the runway and through a fence. A witness reported the jet crossed over the threshold of the runway at about 100 feet and about 125 feet to the right of the runway centerline. The airplane banked to the left about 10...

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