Crash of a Piper PA-46-350P Malibu Mirage in North Las Vegas: 2 killed

Date & Time: Jul 17, 2022 at 1202 LT
Registration:
N97CX
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Cœur d’Alene – North Las Vegas
MSN:
46-36128
YOM:
1997
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The single engine airplane was on final approach to North Las Vegas Airport when it collided with a Cessna 172 Skyhawk owned by Binner Enterprises. Registered N160RA, the Skyhawk was carrying two pilots who were completing touch and go manoeuvres. Following the collision, both aircraft dove into the ground and crashed on the airport perimeter. Both aircraft were destroyed and all four occupants were killed.

Crash of a Piper PA-46-500TP Malibu Meridian in Olathe: 1 killed

Date & Time: Feb 13, 2022 at 1020 LT
Registration:
N2445F
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Olathe - Albuquerque
MSN:
46-97480
YOM:
2012
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from Olathe-Johnson County (New Century) Airport, while in initial climb, the pilot reported problems to ATC. He was immediately cleared to land when he lost control of the airplane that crashed in a prairie, bursting into flames. The aircraft was destroyed and the pilot, sole on board, was killed.

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

Date & Time: Feb 13, 2022
Operator:
Registration:
XB-SUA
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
46-36378
YOM:
2006
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
5
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
En route, the pilot encountered engine problems and elected to make an emergency landing on a motorway. Upon landing, the aircraft impacted the road bank, lost its left wing and came to rest. All six occupants evacuated with minor injuries and the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of a Piper PA-46-500TP Malibu Meridian in Steamboat Springs: 1 killed

Date & Time: Dec 10, 2021 at 1812 LT
Operator:
Registration:
N744Z
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Cody – Steamboat Springs
MSN:
46-97134
YOM:
2002
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
The pilot, sole on board, departed Cody, Wyoming, on a private flight to Steamboat Springs. While approaching Steamboat Springs-Bob Adams Airport by night, the pilote encountered limited visibility due to low clouds. On final, the airplane impacted trees and crashed in a wooded area located on the slope of Mt Emerald, about 6 km south of airport runway 32. The aircraft was destroyed and the pilot was killed.

Crash of a Piper PA-46-350P Malibu Mirage in Courchevel: 1 killed

Date & Time: Aug 6, 2021 at 1130 LT
Operator:
Registration:
F-HYGA
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Cannes - Courchevel
MSN:
46-36483
YOM:
2010
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
Upon landing on runway 22 at Courchevel Altiport, the single engine aircraft crashed and came to rest, bursting into flames. Fire was quickly extinguished but the airplane was damaged beyond repair. One occupants was killed while two others were seriously injured.