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Crash of a Cessna S550 Citation II in Indianapolis: 2 killed

Date & Time: May 22, 2019 at 1243 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N311G
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Indianapolis - Minden
MSN:
550-0041
YOM:
1985
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from Indianapolis-Regional Airport, while climbing, the airplane went out of control and crashed in flames in an open field located few miles from the airfield. The aircraft was totally destroyed upon impact and both occupants were killed.

Crash of a Cessna 402B in Indianapolis

Date & Time: Jul 28, 1978 at 1219 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
N4167G
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Indianapolis - Morristown
MSN:
402B-1214
YOM:
1976
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Captain / Total flying hours:
5259
Captain / Total hours on type:
87.00
Circumstances:
During the takeoff run, the pilot decided to abort for unknown reason. The twin engine airplane was unable to stop within the remaining distance, overran, went through a fence and came to rest. Both occupants were injured.
Probable cause:
Collision with fence posts after an aborted takeoff for unknown reasons. The following contributing factors were reported:
- Spontaneous improper action,
- Delayed action in aborting takeoff,
- PIlot's decision to abort unknown.
Final Report: