Crash of a Rockwell Aero Commander 690 in Gaborone

Date & Time: Apr 6, 2009 at 1200 LT
Operator:
Registration:
A2-ATI
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Kasane-Gaborone
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:

On landing at Gaborone-Seretse Khama airport, the aircraft crashed and flipped over. All occupants were injured while the aircraft was destroyed.

Crash of a Rockwell Aero Commander 690 in Mexico: 1 killed

Date & Time: Sep 16, 2003 at 1430 LT
Registration:
N302WB
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Soto La Marina-Laredo
MSN:
690-11003
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:

The twin engine aircraft had previously sustained some damage to the nose landing gear and the owner replaced the nose landing gear prior to attempting to depart from the airstrip. On takeoff, the aircraft veered off runway and crashed after pilot lost control.

Crash of a Rockwell Aero Commander 690 in Georgia: 2 killed

Date & Time: Mar 27, 2003 at 0113 LT
Registration:
N53LG
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Mount Pleasant-Jacksonville
MSN:
690-11523
YOM:
1979
Location:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Captain / Total flying hours:
3581
Captain / Total hours on type:
47.00
Aircraft flight hours:
6317
Circumstances:

Flying at 23,200 feet, the crew send a distress call and few seconds later, the aircraft dove to the ground. Several debris were found in a large perimeter and the probable cause of the accident is a structural failure in flight.

Crash of a Rockwell Aero Commander 690 in Bishop: 4 killed

Date & Time: Aug 11, 2002 at 0123 LT
Operator:
Registration:
N690TB
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Oakland-Bishop
MSN:
690-11109
YOM:
1973
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
4
Captain / Total flying hours:
3802
Captain / Total hours on type:
52.00
Aircraft flight hours:
3782

Crash of a Rockwell Aero Commander 690 in California

Date & Time: Oct 13, 2001 at 2220 LT
Registration:
N690JM
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Flagstaff-Temecula
MSN:
690-11072
YOM:
1973
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Captain / Total flying hours:
12880
Captain / Total hours on type:
4205.00
Aircraft flight hours:
4844

Crash of a Rockwell Aero Commander 690A in Culver City: 1 killed

Date & Time: Oct 21, 1976 at 1423 LT
Operator:
Registration:
N568H
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Santa Barbara – Culver City
MSN:
690-11027
YOM:
1972
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Captain / Total flying hours:
13785
Captain / Total hours on type:
972.00
Circumstances:
While approaching Culver City Airport on a flight from Santa Barbara, the twin engine airplane collided with a Beechcraft 35-C33 registered N21TH and owned by Steven I. Fendrik. Following the collision, both aircraft entered a dive and crashed in a residential area in Culver City. Both aircraft were destroyed as well as several cars and building. Both pilots on both aircraft were killed while there were no casualties on the ground. Both aircraft were under radar contact and flying in the vicinity of a controlled airport.
Probable cause:
In-flight collision in traffic pattern after the pilot failed to see and avoid other aircraft. The following contributing factors were reported:
- Pilot of other aircraft,
- Mid-air collision on downwind for runway 23.
Final Report:

Crash of a Rockwell Aero Commander in Ngulia Lodge

Date & Time: Feb 10, 1973
Registration:
5Y-AEF
Survivors:
Yes
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
0
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Crashed in unknown circumstances. There were no casualties. The exact type of Aero Commander remains unknown as well.