Crash of a Cessna 340A in Kimball: 1 killed

Date & Time: Sep 6, 2018 at 2346 LT
Type of aircraft: Cessna 340 (30532)">
Operator: Flex Air Services (41507)">
Registration:
C-GLKX
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Saint Thomas - Saint Clair County
MSN:
340A-1221
YOM:
1981
Location: Kimball (41508)"> Michigan (15269)">
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
While approaching Saint Clair County Airport by night, the pilot encountered engine problems. The airplane lost height and crashed in an open field located in Kimball, north of the airfield. The aircraft was destroyed and the pilot, sole on board, was killed.

Crash of a Cessna 525 CitationJet CJ2+ in Saint-Tropez

Date & Time: Jun 6, 2018 at 1310 LT
Type of aircraft: Cessna 525 CJ2 (30381)">
Operator: ProAir Aviation (40233)">
Registration:
D-IULI
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Figari - Saint-Tropez
MSN:
525A-0514
YOM:
2013
Location: Saint-Tropez-La Môle (25657)"> Var (16386)">
Country: France (13255)">
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The crew was completing a positioning flight from Figari-Sud Corse Airport. After landing on runway 24 at Saint-Tropez-La Môle Airfield, the airplane was unable to stop within the remaining distance, overran and came to rest against an embankment along the La Môle River. The captain was slightly injured while the copilot was seriously wounded.

Crash of a Cessna 208B Grand Caravan in Manaus

Date & Time: May 22, 2018 at 0940 LT
Operator: Amazonaves Táxi Aéreo (41124)">
Registration:
PT-FLW
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Manaus - Manaus
MSN:
208B-0451
YOM:
1995
Country: Brazil (13477)">
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The pilot, sole on board, was completing a positioning flight from Manaus-Eduardo Gomes International Airport. On final approach to runway 11, the single engine aircraft crashed in a wasteland and came to rest in flammes about 350 meters from the runway threshold. The pilot was rescued and the aircraft was destroyed by fire.

Crash of a PZL-Mielec AN-2TP in La Paragua

Date & Time: Jan 6, 2018
Type of aircraft: PZL-Mielec AN-2 (30314)">
Operator: Private Venezuelian (33612)">
Registration:
YV1944
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
La Paragua - Canaima
MSN:
1G185-58
YOM:
1979
Location: La Paragua (21838)"> Bolívar (14050)">
Country: Venezuela (13471)">
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff, while in initial climb, the single engine aircraft stalled and crashed in flames in an open field. Both pilots were seriously injured and the aircraft was totally destroyed by a post crash fire.

Crash of a Cessna 402B in St Petersburg

Date & Time: Oct 18, 2017 at 1545 LT
Type of aircraft: Cessna 402 (29717)">
Operator: Noble Air Charter (39495)">
Registration:
N900CR
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Schedule:
Miami - Tallahassee
MSN:
402B-1356
YOM:
1978
Location: Saint Petersburg (25604)"> Florida (14523)">
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
En route from Opa Locka to Tallahassee, the pilot encountered an unexpected situation and apparently decided to divert to St Petersburg-Albert Whitted Airport. Eventually, he attempted an emergency landing when the airplane struck an electric pole and crashed on two occupied vehicles before coming to rest onto the intersection of 18th Avenue South and 16th Street South in St. Petersburg, about 1,5 mile from runway 07 threshold. The pilot and four peoples in the cars were injured while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of a Cessna 421B Golden Eagle II near Stráž pod Ralskem: 2 killed

Date & Time: Sep 26, 2017 at 0740 LT
Operator: Flying Taxi (40323)">
Registration:
OK-TKF
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
MSN:
421B-0931
YOM:
1975
Country: Czech Republic (13286)">
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
While completing a regional flight from Příbram Airport, the twin engine aircraft went out of control and crashed in flames in a wooded area located near Stráž pod Ralskem. The aircraft was destroyed by a post crash fire and both occupants were killed. Development will follow.

Crash of a Learjet 25B in Toluca: 2 killed

Date & Time: May 17, 2017 at 1526 LT
Type of aircraft: Learjet 25 (29772)">
Operator: Aerotransportes Huitzilin (40231)">
Registration:
XA-VMC
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Toluca - Durango
MSN:
25-114
YOM:
1973
Location: Toluca (27079)"> México (15266)">
Country: Mexico (13439)">
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
Less than one minute after takeoff from runway 15 at Toluca-Licendiado Adolfo López Mateos Airport, while climbing, the twin engine airplane went out of control and crashed in flames in a wasteland located about 200 meters past the runway end. The aircraft was destroyed upon impact and a fire erupted. Both crew members were killed.

Crash of a Learjet 35A in Teterboro: 2 killed

Date & Time: May 15, 2017 at 1530 LT
Type of aircraft: Learjet 35 (29773)">
Registration:
N452DA
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Philadelphia - Teterboro
MSN:
35A-452
YOM:
1981
Location: Teterboro (26926)"> New Jersey (15411)">
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
On final approach to Teterboro Airport, while on a positioning flight from Philadelphia, the airplane went out of control and crashed in flames in an industrial area located about 0,6 mile short of runway 01 threshold. The aircraft was destroyed by impact forces and a post crash fire and several vehicles and buildings were destroyed as well. Both crew members were killed. At the time of the accident, weather conditions were considered as good with wind from 350 gusting up to 30 knots. It was captured on a camera that the aircraft was in a 90° right bank and nose down attitude at the time of impact.

Crash of a Piper PA-42-720 Cheyenne III in Sorocaba: 2 killed

Date & Time: Mar 31, 2017 at 1442 LT
Type of aircraft: Piper PA-42 Cheyenne (29721)">
Registration:
PP-EPB
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Manaus - Sorocaba
MSN:
42-8001035
YOM:
1980
Location: Sorocaba (26383)"> São Paulo (15960)">
Country: Brazil (13477)">
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The crew was completing a flight from Manaus to Sorocaba, apparently transferring the airplane for maintenance purposes. On final approach, the aircraft hit trees and crashed in a wooded area located few dozen yards from the runway 18 threshold. The aircraft was destroyed and both occupants were killed.

Crash of a Cessna 525C CitationJet CJ4 in Howell

Date & Time: Jan 16, 2017 at 1156 LT
Type of aircraft: Cessna 525 CJ4 (30488)">
Operator: Zeliff Aviation (40146)">
Registration:
N525PZ
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Batavia – Howell
MSN:
525C-0196
YOM:
2015
Location: Howell (20849)"> Michigan (15269)">
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The pilot, sole on board, left Batavia-Genesee County Airport (New York) at 1057LT bound to the west. After an uneventful flight of one hour, he started the approach to runway 13 at Howell-Livingston County-Spencer J. Hardy Airport, Michigan. After touchdown, the airplane encountered difficulties to stop within the remaining distance and overran. It went through the perimeter fence, crossed a road and hit trees. Upon impact, both wings were sheared off, the aircraft overturned, caught fire and came to rest upside down 1,280 feet past the runway end. The aircraft was destroyed and the pilot was unhurt but transferred to hospital for control. At the time of the accident, the visibility was about three status miles with snow and the pilot reported to rescuers that the runway surface was icy.