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Crash of a North American TB-25N Mitchell in Stockton

Date & Time: Sep 19, 2020 at 1930 LT
Registration:
N7946C
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
108-33263
YOM:
1944
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The crew departed Chino on a private flight. En route, he encountered an unexpected situation and was forced to attempt an emergency landing. The aircraft crash landed in an open field located west of Stockton, lost its undercarriage and both engines before coming to rest. All three occupants escaped with minor injuries.

Crash of a Beechcraft C-45H Expeditor in Sanger: 3 killed

Date & Time: Nov 25, 1967 at 0405 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
N9450Z
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
MSN:
AF-247
YOM:
1952
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Captain / Total flying hours:
2200
Captain / Total hours on type:
1400.00
Circumstances:
On a night approach to Sanger Airport, the copilot informed ground about an engine failure. The crew was unable to maintain a safe altitude when the airplane stalled and crashed few miles short of runway. All three occupants were killed. At the time of the accident, the airplane was approximately 827 lbs above gross weight.
Probable cause:
Powerplant failure for undetermined reason. Inadequate preflight preparation on part of the flying crew and improperly loaded aircraft (weight and/or CofG).
Final Report: