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Crash of a Cessna 421A Golden Eagle I in DeLand: 3 killed

Date & Time: Sep 29, 2019 at 1600 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N731PF
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
MSN:
421A-0164
YOM:
1968
Location:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
The twin engine airplane crashed in unknown circumstances in a wooded area located about 4 miles southwest of DeLand Municipal Airport, near Grand Avenue and Old New York Avenue. The aircraft was destroyed by a post crash fire and all three occupants were killed.

Crash of a Pilatus PC-6 Turbo Porter in Deland

Date & Time: Oct 3, 2005 at 1505 LT
Operator:
Registration:
N7895J
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Deland-Deland
MSN:
767
YOM:
1976
Location:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
9
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Captain / Total flying hours:
5233
Captain / Total hours on type:
43.00
Aircraft flight hours:
6517
Circumstances:

The aircraft, which was performing a parachute operation with 9 skydivers on board, departed runway 05. As the airplane started to climb, pitch angle increased until the airplane stalled, descended and impacted the runway in a left low attitude. The airplane slid off the runway into the grass, before coming to a stop. The pilot was seriously injured and 4 of the skydivers were slightly injured. The aircraft was written off.

Crash of a Cessna 303 Crusader in Deland

Date & Time: May 28, 1990 at 0803 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
N4973V
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Daytona Beach-Deland
MSN:
303-00285
Location:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Captain / Total flying hours:
1520
Captain / Total hours on type:
100.00

Crash of a Cessna 421 Golden Eagle in Deland: 5 killed

Date & Time: Oct 7, 1987 at 1150 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N8043Q
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Deland-Punta Gorda
MSN:
421-0043
Location:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
5
Captain / Total flying hours:
18000