NTSB Identification: CHI93LA160.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 52714.
Scheduled 14 CFR operation of SIMMONS AIRLINES (D.B.A. AMERICAN EAGLE )
Accident occurred Tuesday, May 04, 1993 in MUSKEGON, MI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/03/1993
Aircraft: AEROSPATIALE ATR-42-300, registration: N254AT
Injuries: 44 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

ON LANDING THE PITCH ATTITUDE OF THE AIRPLANE EXCEEDED 10 DEGREES NOSE UP AND THE AFT FUSELAGE CONTACTED THE RUNWAY.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

THE PILOT-IN-COMMAND'S MISJUDGING THE FLARE.

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