Crash of a Cessna 421B Golden Eagle II in Rock Sound: 3 killed

Date & Time: Jun 5, 2018 at 1500 LT
Operator: Hat Investments (41155)">
Registration:
N421MM
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Rock Sound – Treasure Coast
MSN:
421B-0804
YOM:
1974
Location: Rock Sound (41156)"> South Eleuthera (16100)">
Country: Bahamas (13459)">
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
Less than two minutes after takeoff from Rock Sound Airport, while climbing, the twin engine airplane went out of control and crashed in flames in a wooded area located about 4 km from the airstrip. The airplane was totally destroyed by a post crash fire and all three occupants were killed.

Crash of a Cessna 421B Golden Eagle II near Stráž pod Ralskem: 2 killed

Date & Time: Sep 26, 2017 at 0740 LT
Operator: Flying Taxi (40323)">
Registration:
OK-TKF
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
MSN:
421B-0931
YOM:
1975
Country: Czech Republic (13286)">
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
While completing a regional flight from Příbram Airport, the twin engine aircraft went out of control and crashed in flames in a wooded area located near Stráž pod Ralskem. The aircraft was destroyed by a post crash fire and both occupants were killed. Development will follow.

Crash of a Cessna 421B Golden Eagle II in Cherokee County: 1 killed

Date & Time: Mar 4, 2017 at 0010 LT
Operator: Private American (31833)">
Registration:
N421KL
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
MSN:
421B-0015
YOM:
1970
Location: Cherokee County (18567)"> Georgia (14562)">
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
The approach to Cherokee County Airport runway 05 was completed by night. On short final, the twin engine aircraft was too low and hit power cables. Out of control, it crashed into a retention basin and was destroyed, killing the pilot.

Crash of a Cessna 421B Golden Eagle II in Foley

Date & Time: Apr 26, 2016 at 1425 LT
Operator: Private American (31833)">
Registration:
N3372Q
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
421B-0256
YOM:
1972
Location: Foley (19884)"> Alabama (13552)">
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from runway 18 at Foley Municipal Airport, while in initial climb, the pilot encountered technical problem with one engine that was sputtering. The airplane stalled, hit trees and crashed in flames in a garden located south of the airport. The pilot was unhurt while the aircraft was destroyed by a post crash fire.