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Crash of a Beechcraft Super King Air 300 in Daytona Beach

Accident description

  • Apr 14, 2004 at 1915 LT
  • N301KS
  • Landing (descent or approach)
  • Private
  • Yes
  • Airport (less than 10 km from airport)
  • Stuart-Daytona Beach
  • FA-061
  • 1985
  • Daytona Beach, Florida
  • USA
  • North America
  • 1
  • 0
  • 1
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 3495
  • 147

  • The pilot tried to land on a closed airport and overflew the taxiway while pedestrians were walking on. After a few seconds, the pilot made a steep turn to land on runway 05 but the twin engine aircraft struck a pine tree and crashed. Both occupants were seriously injured and the aircraft was destroyed.