Date & Time: Nov 14, 2006 at 1013 LT
Type of aircraft:
Cessna 421 Golden Eagle
Operator:
Registration:
N642BD
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Private
Survivors:
No
Site:
Plain
Schedule:
Big Bear Lake-Las Vegas
MSN:
421-0658
YOM:
1974
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
3
Captain / Total flying hours:
4700
Aircraft flight hours:
4556
Circumstances:

Shortly after takeoff, the twin engine airplane did not gain altitude as expected. It stalled and crashed near a lake located 7 miles from airport. All three occupant were killed. White smoke escaped from the right engine after departure.