Crash of a Piper PA-31T1 Cheyenne in Tyler: 2 killed

Date & Time: Jul 13, 2017 at 0815 LT
Type of aircraft: Piper PA-31 Cheyenne (30212)">
Operator: Private American (31833)">
Registration:
N47GW
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
MSN:
31T-8104030
YOM:
1981
Location: Tyler-Pounds (27329)"> Texas (16262)">
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from Tyler-Pounds Regional Airport, the pilot encountered technical problems and lost control of the airplane that crashed in a pasture. The aircraft (owned by T-210 Holdings LLC) was destroyed upon impact and both occupants were killed.

Crash of a Piper PA-31T-620 Cheyenne II in Cascais: 5 killed

Date & Time: Apr 17, 2017 at 1213 LT
Type of aircraft: Piper PA-31 Cheyenne (30212)">
Operator: Symbios Orthopédie (38212)">
Registration:
HB-LTI
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Cascais – Marseille
MSN:
31-8020091
YOM:
1980
Country: Portugal (13258)">
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from runway 17 at Cascais-Tires Airport, while climbing, the twin engine aircraft went out of control and crashed in flames on a Lidl parking lot located southeast of the airfield. The aircraft was destroyed by impact forces and a post crash fire and all four occupants were killed. The driver of a truck hit by the plane was also killed. Three other people were slightly injured. An adjacent house was destroyed by fire.

Crash of a Piper PA-31T Cheyenne in Elko: 4 killed

Date & Time: Nov 18, 2016 at 1925 LT
Type of aircraft: Piper PA-31 Cheyenne (30212)">
Operator: American Medflight Air Ambulance (40055)">
Registration:
N779MF
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Elko - Salt Lake City
MSN:
31-7920093
YOM:
1979
Location: Elko (19600)"> Nevada (15406)">
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
Shortly after a night takeoff from Elko, while on an ambulance flight, the twin engine aircraft went out of control and crashed in a huge explosion in a parking lot. The aircraft was destroyed by impact forces and a post crash fire and all four occupants were killed. The airplane was on its way to the University of Utah Medical Center with a heart patient and two attendants from medical staff on board.