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Crash of a Rockwell 690B Turbo Commander in Butternut Lake: 3 killed

Date & Time: Sep 28, 2021 at 0900 LT
Operator:
Registration:
N690LS
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Rhinelander - Rhinelander
MSN:
690-11475
YOM:
1978
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
The twin engine aircraft departed Rhinelander-Oneida County Airport on a mapping mission with three people on board. The aircraft reached the cruise level of 15,500 feet at 0858LT with an indicated speed of 209 knots. About a minute later, the speed dropped then the aircraft entered an uncontrolled descent and crashed in a swampy area located by Butternut Lake. All three occupants were killed.