Crash of a Rockwell Aero Commander 500 in Dabajuro: 1 killed

Date & Time: Sep 26, 2017
Operator: Private Dominican (33598)">
Registration:
HI-560
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
500-778-69
YOM:
1958
Location: Dabajuro (19086)"> Falcón (14494)">
Country: Venezuela (13471)">
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
Apparently following technical issues, the pilot was forced to attempt an emergency landing at Dabajuro Airport. The twin engine aircraft crash landed near the runway and struck two motorcyclists. One of them was killed while the second was injured. The airplane was damaged beyond repair and the pilot was uninjured.

Crash of a Rockwell Aero Commander 500A in McDade: 1 killed

Date & Time: Nov 23, 2014 at 0951 LT
Operator: Aerial Viewpoint (39606)">
Registration:
N14AV
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
San Antonio – Austin
MSN:
500-914-22
YOM:
1960
Location: McDade (22891)"> Texas (16262)">
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
En route from San Antonio to Austin-Bergstrom Airport, the pilot lost control of the twin engine aircraft that crashed in a pasture in McDade. The aircraft was totally destroyed by impact forces and the pilot was killed.

Crash of a Rockwell Aero Commander 500B in Chicago: 1 killed

Date & Time: Nov 18, 2014 at 0242 LT
Operator: Central Air Southwest (35759)">
Registration:
N30MB
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Chicago - Ohio State University
MSN:
500-1453-160
YOM:
1964
Flight number:
CTL62
Location: Chicago-Midway (18594)"> Illinois (14760)">
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
Shortly after take off from Chicago-Midway, the pilot informed ATC that he encountered engine problems, and received the permission to return. On final approach, the aircraft went out of control and crashed onto a house located some 700 meters short of runway 31C threshold. The pilot was killed while two people in the house were injured. The aircraft was destroyed. The pilot was on his way to the Ohio State University Airport located in the suburb of Columbus, Ohio.