Preliminary Accident Reports

August 2002 Issue

May 01, Baltimore, Md. / Beech 400A

At 1653 eastern time, a Beechjet 400A overran the runway during landing at Baltimore-Washington International Airport. The two pilots and four passengers were not injured. The captain was making the landing and did not hear the flight cleared for a visual approach. As the copilot began programming the FMS for the ILS approach and the pilot began entering frequencies, the FMS locked up because only one terminal can be active at a time. The airplane came in fast and hot. The pilot estimated the speed on final at about 140 knots, the copilot estimated it at about 153 knots and the radar track showed the groundspeed was going 166 knots over the threshold at 300 feet. The copilot called for a go-...

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