Crash of a Cessna 208 Caravan in California: 2 killed

Date & Time: Mar 28, 2006 at 1655 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N208WE
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Thermal-Ontario
MSN:
208-1171
YOM:
2005
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Captain / Total flying hours:
2300
Aircraft flight hours:
52
Circumstances:
The aircraft and its two occupants were flying to Ontario, California. During flight, the single engine aircraft struck a mountain slope near Yucaipa, California. Both occupants were killed. According to Palm Springs Weather Briefing Center, sky was broken at 7,500 & 9,000 feet at the time of the accident. The pilot was making a demonstration flight to the passenger, president of Pacific Aircraft Sales Company.

Crash of a Lockheed P-2 Neptune in California: 2 killed

Date & Time: Oct 3, 2003 at 1116 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N299MA
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Prescott-San Bernardino
MSN:
726-7211
YOM:
1958
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Captain / Total flying hours:
7803
Captain / Total hours on type:
1853.00
Circumstances:
Flying in low clouds at 3,400 feet AMSL, the aircraft struck a hill side near East Highlands, California. Both pilots were killed upon impact. Some witnesses saw the aircraft making a steep 180 turn few seconds before it crashed.

Crash of a Cessna 550 Citation II in California

Date & Time: Aug 13, 2002 at 1120 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
N50BK
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Las Vegas-Big Bear City
MSN:
550-0031
YOM:
1985
Flight number:
CFI850
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
5
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Captain / Total flying hours:
3900
Captain / Total hours on type:
800.00
Aircraft flight hours:
5776

Crash of a Lockheed C-130 Hercules in California: 3 killed

Date & Time: Jun 17, 2002 at 1445 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N130HP
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Minden-Minden
MSN:
3146
YOM:
1956
Flight number:
Tanker 130
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Captain / Total flying hours:
10833
Aircraft flight hours:
21863

Crash of a Lockheed C-130 Hercules in California

Date & Time: Feb 11, 2002 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
148895
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
3619
YOM:
1961
Crew on board:
8
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Aircraft flight hours:
20960
Circumstances:
On a training flight, engine number one failed and number four lost power. Crew made an emergency landing in a field. All occupants escaped unharmed but the aircraft was written off.

Crash of a Rockwell Aero Commander 500 in California: 5 killed

Date & Time: Nov 21, 2001 at 1126 LT
Registration:
N900RA
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Reno-Wenatchee
MSN:
500-3070
YOM:
1970
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
5
Captain / Total flying hours:
20069
Aircraft flight hours:
8101

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 Grumman S-2 Tracker in California: 1 killed

Date & Time: Aug 27, 2001 at 1840 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N450DF
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Site:
MSN:
421
YOM:
1954
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Captain / Total flying hours:
4639
Captain / Total hours on type:
1294.00
Aircraft flight hours:
10354

Crash of a Grumman S-2 Tracker in California: 1 killed

Date & Time: Aug 27, 2001 at 1840 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N442DF
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Site:
MSN:
255
YOM:
1952
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Captain / Total flying hours:
12725
Captain / Total hours on type:
340.00
Aircraft flight hours:
9868

Crash of a Grumman S-2 Tracker in California: 1 killed

Date & Time: Oct 5, 1998 at 1236 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N416DF
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Fresno-Hemet-Fresno
MSN:
136704
YOM:
1985
Flight number:
CDF096
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Captain / Total flying hours:
16680
Captain / Total hours on type:
865.00
Aircraft flight hours:
10849