Date & Time: Jun 16, 2003 at 1302 LT
Type of aircraft:
Piper PA-31 Cheyenne
Registration:
N577FS
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Ferry
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Augusta-Belmont
YOM:
1977
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
2
Captain / Total flying hours:
8000
Aircraft flight hours:
4412
Circumstances:

Shortly after take off from Augusta-Bush Field airport, the pilot reported engine problem. The airplane was flying too low before it pitched up and crashed into a swamp.