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

Date & Time: Apr 29, 2021 at 1528 LT
Operator:
Registration:
G-HYZA
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Cranfield - Cranfield
MSN:
46-36130
YOM:
1997
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The crew was completing a local test flight at Cranfield Airport on this aircraft equipped with a hydrogen engine. On approach, the aircraft crashed in unknown circumstances in an open field near the airfield. Both occupants evacuated uninjured while the aircraft was severely damaged.

Crash of a Piper PA-46-310P Malibu in Waltreak: 2 killed

Date & Time: Apr 23, 2021 at 1700 LT
Operator:
Registration:
N461DK
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Muskogee – Williston
MSN:
46-8508102
YOM:
1985
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
While in cruising altitude on a flight from Muskogee, OK, to Williston, FL, the single engine crashed in unknown circumstances on hilly terrain near Waltreak, AR. Both occupants were killed.

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

Date & Time: Feb 2, 2021 at 1658 LT
Registration:
N221ST
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Martha’s Vineyard – Worcester
MSN:
46-36651
YOM:
2014
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The single engine airplane departed Martha's Vineyard Airport at 1616LT outbound for Worcester, MA. On approach to Worcester Airport, the aircraft crashed in a snow covered terrain about 5 km short of runway 11. All three occupants were injured and the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of a Piper PA-46-310P Malibu off Naples

Date & Time: Dec 19, 2020 at 1220 LT
Operator:
Registration:
N662TC
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Sarasota - Key West
MSN:
46-8508095
YOM:
1985
Location:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The single engine airplane departed Sarasota-Bradenton Airport at 1140LT and continued to the south heading 178° at an altitude of 6,725 feet. While flying along the coast, the pilot encountered an unexpected situation and apparently decided to divert to Naples Airport. Eventually, he ditched the aircraft near the Naples' Pier and the aircraft came to rest less than 500 metres offshore. Both occupants were slightly injured while the aircraft later sank.