Date & Time: Jun 13, 2017 at 2216 LT
Type of aircraft:
Beechcraft 90 King Air
Operator:
Registration:
N48TA
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Private
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Ruidoso – Abilene
MSN:
LW-283
YOM:
1978
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
1
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from Ruidoso-Sierra Blanca Regional Airport, while climbing by night, the twin engine aircraft went out of control and crashed in flames. Both occupants, a father and his son aged 13 were killed. The airplane was destroyed by impact forces and a post crash fire.