Crash of a Canadair CL-601 Challenger in Ox Ranch

Date & Time: Jan 13, 2019 at 1200 LT
Registration:
N813WT
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
3016
YOM:
1983
Location: Ox Ranch (Uvalde) (41976)"> Texas (16262)">
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
6
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Upon landing on runway 35 at Ox Ranch Airport located about 26 miles northwest of Uvalde, the undercarriage collapsed. The airplane slid on the ground, veered off runway and came to rest. All nine occupants escaped uninjured.
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Photos: Henry A. Burns

Crash of a Partenavia P.68B Victor near Strausberg: 2 killed

Date & Time: Jan 12, 2019 at 1145 LT
Type of aircraft: Partenavia P.68 (29732)">
Operator: Aerotours (41973)">
Registration:
D-GINA
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Strausberg - Strausberg
MSN:
59
YOM:
1975
Location: Strausberg (41974)"> Brandenburg (14072)">
Country: Germany (13254)">
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The twin engine airplane departed Strausberg Airport at 1100LT on a local plaisance flight. About 45 minutes later, it crashed inknown circumstances in an open field located few km from the airfield. The aircraft disintegrated on impact and both occupants were killed.

Crash of a Cessna 560 Citation V in Atlanta: 4 killed

Date & Time: Dec 20, 2018 at 1211 LT
Type of aircraft: Cessna 560 Citation V (30221)">
Operator: Chen Aircrafts (41852)">
Registration:
N188CW
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Atlanta - Millington
MSN:
560-0148
YOM:
1991
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
Less than a minute after takeoff from runway 08 at Atlanta-Fulton County-Brown Field Airport, the crew was instructed to turn heading 310° when the airplane went out of control and crashed in a sports field. Upon impact, the aircraft partially disintegrated before it came to rest in flames in a wooded area in English Park, about 1,3 mile northeast of the airport. The aircraft was destroyed and all four occupants have been killed.

Crash of a Piper PA-46-350P Malibu off Ponte Vedra Beach: 2 killed

Date & Time: Dec 20, 2018 at 0904 LT
Operator: Kenneth L. Reed (41854)">
Registration:
N307JM
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Kissimmee - Princeton
MSN:
46-36253
YOM:
2000
Location: Ponte Vedra Beach (41855)"> Florida (14523)">
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The single engine aircraft departed Kissimmee Airport at 0822LT on a flight to Princeton-Rocky Hill Airport, New Jersey. At 0901LT, while flying along the shore (east Florida coast) at an altitude of 22,000 feet, the airplane lost height and descended to 1,500 feet in two minutes while its speed dropped from 234 mph to just 60 mph. After it spiraled down, the airplane crashed into the Atlantic Ocean off Ponte Vedra Beach. SAR operations were dispatched but after a day, the aircraft and both occupants were still missing and presumed dead.

Crash of a Cessna 525 CitationJet Cj2+ in Memphis: 3 killed

Date & Time: Nov 30, 2018 at 1128 LT
Type of aircraft: Cessna 525 CJ2 (30381)">
Operator: Estoair (41780)">
Registration:
N525EG
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Jeffersonville – Chicago
MSN:
525-0449
YOM:
2009
Location: Memphis (41781)"> Indiana (14772)">
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
Few minutes after its takeoff from Jeffersonville-Clark Airport, while in initial climb, the airplane went out of control, entered and dive and crashed in a wooded area located 2,5 miles southwest of Memphis, some 6,5 miles northwest of the airport. The aircraft disintegrated on impact and all three occupants were killed.

Crash of a Piper PA-46-350P Malibu Mirage in Hurricane

Date & Time: Oct 21, 2018 at 1500 LT
Registration:
N413LL
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Schedule:
Hurricane - Salt Lake City
MSN:
46-36413
YOM:
2007
Location: Hurricane (41640)"> Utah (16366)">
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
5
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
En route to Salt Lake City, the single engine aircraft caught fire in flight, forcing the pilot to attempt an emergency landing. Just prior to land in an open field, the airplane struck a metal irrigation pipe that torn off the right wing. The airplane slid on the ground for several yards before coming to rest in flames. All six occupants evacuated safely and were uninjured while the aircraft was partially destroyed. The pilot reported that he experienced an electrical issue that started an in-flight fire.

Crash of a Dassault Falcon 50 in Greenville: 2 killed

Date & Time: Sep 27, 2018 at 1340 LT
Type of aircraft: Dassault Falcon 50 (29737)">
Registration:
N114TD
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
St Petersburg - Greenville
MSN:
17
YOM:
1980
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Captain / Total flying hours:
11650
Copilot / Total flying hours:
5500
Circumstances:
On September 27, 2018, about 1346 eastern daylight time, a Dassault Falcon 50 business jet, N114TD, operated by Air American Flight Services, Inc., was substantially damaged when it overran the departure end of runway 19 at Greenville Downtown Airport (GMU), Greenville, South Carolina. The airline transport pilot (ATP) seated in the left cockpit seat and private pilot seated in the right cockpit seat were fatally injured, and the two passengers received serious injuries. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed, and an instrument flight rules flight plan was filed for the flight that departed St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport (PIE), St. Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida, destined for GMU. The personal flight was conducted under the provisions of Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91. Air traffic control personnel at GMU reported that the airplane touched down "normally" at a normal touchdown point on runway. They saw the airplane's sole thrust reverser on the center (No. 2) engine deploy; the controllers then watched as the airplane "did not decelerate" as it continued down the runway. An airport security video captured the airplane's touchdown and confirmed that the No. 2 thrust reverser and the airbrakes were deployed. The video also showed the airplane as it continued down to the end of the runway and then went over an embankment. First responders reported that all three engines were operating at full power for at least 20 minutes after the accident with, one engine running until about 40 minutes after the accident. Initial examination of the accident site, runway, and tire track evidence showed that the airplane departed the left edge of runway 19 near the departure end, traveled across the flat grassy area at the end of the runway, continued down a 50-foot embankment, and came to rest on the airport perimeter road about 425 feet from the runway. The wreckage was oriented on a heading of about 160°. There was no fire. Fuel was observed leaking from the wings at the accident site. The nose landing gear was separated and found about midway down the embankment. The fuselage was separated immediately aft of the cockpit area, near fuselage station 14. The slats and flaps were extended. Both the right and left airbrakes (spoilers) were extended. Both main landing gear were fractured at the trunnion and displaced aft into the flaps. The braking anti-skid switch was in the No. 1 position, and there was an "INOP" (inoperative) placard next to the switch, dated the day of the accident. The Nos. 2 and 3 fire handles were pulled. The parking brake was in the normal (off) position. The left seat pilot held an ATP certificate with a type rating for the Falcon 50 with a limitation for second-in-command only. He also held type ratings for Learjet and Westwind business jets. He held a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) first-class medical certificate issued on August 7, 2108; at that time, he reported 11,650 total hours of flight experience. The right seat pilot held a private pilot certificate with ratings for airplane single and multiengine land. He did not hold an instrument rating. He held a FAA second-class medical certificate issued on March 27, 2017,and on that date, he reported 5,500 total hours of flight experience. At 1353, the recorded weather at GMU included wind from 210° at 6 knots, 10 statute miles visibility, temperature 27°C, dew point 22°C, and a barometric altimeter setting of 30.02 inches of mercury. The airplane was retained for further examination. A preliminary report is available here below.
Final Report:

Crash of a Beechcraft 60 Duke in Destin: 4 killed

Date & Time: Aug 30, 2018 at 1100 LT
Type of aircraft: Beechcraft 60 Duke (30775)">
Registration:
N1876L
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Toledo - Destin
MSN:
P-386
YOM:
1976
Location: Destin-Executive (19244)"> Florida (14523)">
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
While approaching runway 14 at Destin-Executive Airport, the twin engine aircraft struck tree tops and crashed in a wooded area located northwest of the airfield. The airplane was destroyed and all four occupants have been killed.

Crash of a Cessna 525 CitationJet CJ1 in Payson: 1 killed

Date & Time: Aug 13, 2018 at 0230 LT
Type of aircraft: Cessna 525 CJ1 (29827)">
Operator: VanCon (41472)">
Registration:
N526CP
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
MSN:
525-0099
YOM:
1995
Location: Payson (41473)"> Utah (16366)">
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
Owned by a construction company and registered under Vancon Holdings LLC (VanCon Inc.), the aircraft was parked at Spanish Fork-Springville Airport when it was stolen at night by a private pilot. After takeoff, hew flew southbound to Payson, reduced his altitude and voluntarily crashed the plane onto his house located in Payson. The airplane disintegrated on impact and was destroyed by impact forces and a post crash fire. The pilot was killed. His wife and daughter who were in the house at the time of the accident were uninjured despite the house was also destroyed by fire. Local Police declared that the pilot intentionally flew the airplane into his own home hours after being booked for domestic assault charges.

Crash of a De Havilland Dash-8-400 on Ketron Island: 1 killed

Date & Time: Aug 10, 2018 at 2000 LT
Operator: Alaska Airlines (30853)">
Registration:
N449QX
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
MSN:
4410
YOM:
2012
Location: Ketron Island (41459)"> Washington (16449)">
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
Parked at Seattle-Tacoma Airport, the airplane was stolen by a 29-year old ground handling agent who was able to take off. After completing several manoeuvres over the Puget Sound, the aircraft was chased by USAF F-15 then control was lost. The airplane nosed down and crashed in a wooded area located on Ketron Island, some 25 miles southwest of SeaTac Airport. The aircraft disintegrated on impact and the 'pilot' was killed.