Date & Time: Mar 4, 2017 at 1334 LT
Type of aircraft:
Beechcraft 60 Duke
Operator:
Registration:
N39AG
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Private
Survivors:
No
Site:
Plain
MSN:
P-425
YOM:
1977
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
2
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The twin engine aircraft left Sarasota-Bradenton Airport around 1300LT for a local flight. About half an hour later, while cruising at an altitude of 1,000 feet, the aircraft went out of control and crashed in a huge explosion in a wooded area located near Duette. The aircraft disintegrated on impact and was totally destroyed by a post crash fire. Both occupants were killed.