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Crash of a Cessna 208 Caravan in Texas

Date & Time: Oct 18, 2005 at 2315 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N978FE
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Schedule:
Austin-Fort Worth
MSN:
208-0105
YOM:
1988
Location:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Captain / Total flying hours:
6600
Captain / Total hours on type:
2000.00
Aircraft flight hours:
10623
Circumstances:
While flying at 7,000 feet, the pilot informed ATC that the engine lost power. Few minutes later, while trying to divert to Georgetown airport, the aircraft hit a telephone pole and crashed into a house. The pilot was injured and the aircraft was destroyed.

Crash of a Beechcraft King Air 90 in Texas

Date & Time: Oct 17, 2003 at 1530 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
N511BF
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Fentress-Fentress
MSN:
LJ-0179
YOM:
1966
Location:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Captain / Total flying hours:
1127
Captain / Total hours on type:
247.00
Aircraft flight hours:
10399
Circumstances:

After all skydivers jumped out from airplane at 14,000 feet, the pilot started his descent to Fentress Airpark. During this maneuver, white smoke began to come out from the cowling of right engine and the pilot completed an emergency landing in a field. The aircraft swung around facing a southeast direction and struck a tree. After the pilot ran away from the accident site, he observed the right engine nacelle engulfed in flames, which then spread to the fuselage.

Crash of a Pilatus PC-6 Turbo Porter in Texas

Date & Time: Aug 28, 2003 at 1700 LT
Operator:
Registration:
N394R
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Schedule:
Bishop-Dalhart
MSN:
599
YOM:
1966
Location:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Captain / Total flying hours:
33000
Captain / Total hours on type:
10004.00
Aircraft flight hours:
15120
Circumstances:
At 12,500 feet, the pilot experienced clear air turbulence and decided to reduce the throttle to idle to initiate a descent. The aircraft suddenly pitched nose down in a near vertical attitude. The pilot then accidentally placed the throttle into a reverse pitch rate, and was unable to bring the power back up. So he jumped out with its parachute and the aircraft crashed. The pilot was uninjured.

Crash of a Piper PA-31 Cheyenne in Texas: 4 killed

Date & Time: Nov 12, 2001 at 2324 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
N6134A
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Wharton-Graham
MSN:
31-7804006
YOM:
1978
Location:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
4
Captain / Total flying hours:
4849
Aircraft flight hours:
3240

Crash of a Cessna 421 Golden Eagle in Texas: 1 killed

Date & Time: Aug 24, 2000 at 1549 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
N421NT
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Pecos-San Antonio
MSN:
421-1098
YOM:
1981
Location:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Captain / Total flying hours:
18185
Aircraft flight hours:
4499

Crash of a Cessna 525 CJ1 in Texas: 1 killed

Date & Time: Mar 26, 2000 at 0840 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N130MR
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Houston-Rutherford Ranch
MSN:
525-0097
YOM:
1995
Location:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Captain / Total flying hours:
5887
Captain / Total hours on type:
154.00
Aircraft flight hours:
720

Crash of a Pilatus PC-6 Turbo Porter in Texas

Date & Time: Oct 28, 1997 at 0938 LT
Registration:
N19TX
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Lexington-Lexington
MSN:
684
YOM:
1968
Location:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Captain / Total flying hours:
4800
Captain / Total hours on type:
400.00
Aircraft flight hours:
9358

Crash of a PZL-Mielec AN-2 in Texas

Date & Time: Jun 20, 1996 at 0950 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N67AN
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
1G88-13
Location:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Captain / Total flying hours:
7000
Captain / Total hours on type:
50.00

Crash of a Beechcraft Super King Air 200 in Texas

Date & Time: Dec 18, 1995 at 1730 LT
Operator:
Registration:
N231RL
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
West Houston-Ingleside-Cartagena
MSN:
BB-0868
YOM:
1981
Location:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Captain / Total flying hours:
2000

Crash of a Beechcraft Queen Air 80 in Texas: 1 killed

Date & Time: Oct 26, 1995 at 0950 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N9NP
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Waco-San Angelo
MSN:
LD-428
Location:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Captain / Total flying hours:
2502
Captain / Total hours on type:
593.00
Aircraft flight hours:
8127