ATI Flight 805

ATI Flight 805Saturday February 15, 1992
After a missed approach by the copilot the captain took over but also executed a go-around. He became spatially disoriented. When in a low nose and left bank attitude, control of the plane was transferred back to the first officer who began leveling the wings and raising the nose of the airplane. Impact with the ground occurred before the recovery was completed. The failure of the flight crew to properly recognize or recover in a timely manner from the unusual aircraft attitude that resulted from the captain's apparent spatial disorientation, resulting from physiological factors and/or a failed attitude director.

Crash Details

DateSaturday February 15, 1992
LocationToledo, Ohio
Passengers0
Crew4
Fatalities3
Survivors1
Aircraft TypeMcDonnell Douglas DC-8-63F
OperatorATI
RegistrationN794AL
Flight OriginSeattle
Flight Destination Toledo
Toledo, Ohio
ATI
McDonnell Douglas DC-8-63F
1992