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Crash of a Cessna 441 Conquest II near Winchester: 3 killed

Date & Time: Feb 7, 2021 at 1648 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N44776
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Thomasville – Winchester
MSN:
441-0121
YOM:
1980
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
While descending to Winchester Municipal Airport, TN, the twin engine aircraft crashed in a wooded area located on Mt Keith Spring, about 10 km southwest of Winchester Airport runway 36 threshold. All three 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 Cessna 421B Golden Eagle II in Farmingdale

Date & Time: Jan 10, 2021 at 1300 LT
Registration:
N421DP
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
421B-0353
YOM:
1973
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from Farmingdale-Republic Airport, en route for Connecticut, the pilot reported an engine failure and elected to return. Control was lost and the aircraft crashed in the Old Bethpage industrial park about 3 km north of the airport. The pilot was injured and the aircraft was destroyed.

Crash of a Cessna 560 Citation V near Dant: 2 killed

Date & Time: Jan 9, 2021 at 1335 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N3RB
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Troutdale – Boise
MSN:
560-0035
YOM:
1989
Location:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The aircraft departed Troutdale Airport at 1248LT on a flight to Boise. Over the region of Dant, while cruising at an altitude of 31,000 feet, the aircraft initiated a turn to the right. About two minutes later, as its altitude was decreasing, the aircraft entered a spiral right turn and completed almost 10 circles before it crashed at high speed (about 384 knots according to the radar) on the slope of Mt Mutton, some 16 km southwest of the village of Dant. The aircraft disintegrated on impact and both occupants were killed. According to ATC record, the crew was cleared to climb to FL230 direct to Boise, but for unknown reasons, the crew continued to climb above FL230 without permission until control was lost at FL310.

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.

Crash of a Cessna 551 Citation II/SP in Lufkin

Date & Time: Dec 2, 2020 at 0842 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
N48DK
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Austin - Lufkin
MSN:
551-0095
YOM:
1978
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
After touchdown on wet runway 16, the aircraft was unable to stop within the remaining distance. It overran, crossed a small road, lost its undercarriage and came to rest in a field. All three occupants evacuated safely.

Crash of a Cessna 414 Chancellor in North Palm Beach

Date & Time: Oct 8, 2020 at 1115 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N8132Q
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
North Palm Beach - Claxton
MSN:
414-0032
YOM:
1969
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
6
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
While taking off from runway 14 at North Palm Beach County Airport, the twin engine aircraft went out of control and crashed in a pond. All seven occupants were injured, some seriously. The aircraft was destroyed.

Crash of a Piper PA-46-500TP Malibu Meridian in Lake Elmo

Date & Time: Oct 2, 2020 at 1514 LT
Registration:
N62ZM
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Lake Elmo - Mesquite
MSN:
46-97087
YOM:
2001
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from Lake Elmo Airport, the pilot encountered an unexpected situation and attempted an emergency landing. The single engine aircraft crash landed in a cornfield located west of the airfield, lost its left wing and came to rest. Both occupants were injured.

Crash of a Socata TBM-850 in Corfu: 2 killed

Date & Time: Oct 2, 2020 at 1145 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N965DM
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Manchester - Buffalo
MSN:
527
YOM:
2009
Location:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
En route from Manchester, NH to Buffalo, NY, the single engine aircraft went out of control and crashed in a wooded area located near Corfu, NY. The aircraft disintegrated on impact, causing a large cratere. Both occupants were killed.

Crash of a Piper PA-46-310P Malibu in Hilltop Lakes: 4 killed

Date & Time: Sep 20, 2020 at 1049 LT
Operator:
Registration:
N236KM
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Horseshoe Bay – Natchitoches
MSN:
46-8508014
YOM:
1985
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
En route from Horseshoe Bay to Natchitoches, the pilot reported engine problems and was cleared to divert to Hilltop Lakes Airport. On approach, the aircraft crashed in a field located few miles from runway 17 threshold. The aircraft was destroyed by impact forces and all four occupants were killed.