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Crash of a Cessna 421C Golden Eagle III in Decatur: 1 killed

Date & Time: Nov 18, 2022 at 1510 LT
Registration:
N6797L
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Denton – Decatur
MSN:
421C-1050
YOM:
1981
Location:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
The twin engine airplane departed Denton Enterprise Airport runway 36 at 1459LT and continued to the west at an altitude of 2,000 feet. Eight minutes later, the pilot initiated a left hand circuit to land at Decatur Airport. While descending on final, the speed decreased and the airplane crashed nearby a wooded area located 6 km short of runway 35. The aircraft was destroyed and the pilot, sole on board, was killed.

Crash of a Cessna 208B Grand Caravan EX in Snohomish: 4 killed

Date & Time: Nov 18, 2022 at 0935 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
N2069B
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Renton - Renton
MSN:
208B-5657
YOM:
2021
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
The single engine airplane departed Renton Airport with four people on board, apparently on a pre-delivery check flight. In unknown circumstances, it went out of control and crashed in a prairie located near Snohomish, bursting into flames. The aircraft was totally destroyed and all four occupants were killed. It is believed that the airplane suffered a wing failure in flight.

Crash of a Swearingen SA227AT Expediter in Waukesha

Date & Time: Nov 15, 2022 at 0900 LT
Operator:
Registration:
N247DH
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
New Orleans – Waukesha
MSN:
AT-626B
YOM:
1985
Flight number:
AMF7141
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The airplane departed New Orleans-Lakefront Airport on a cargo flight to Waukesha, carrying three crew members and a load consisting of 53 dogs in dog crates. On final approach to Waukesha Airport, the crew encountered marginal weather conditions with limited visibility due to snow falls. The airplane crash landed into the third hole on the Western Lakes Golf Course located about 5,5 km short of runway 10 threshold. The airplane slid on its belly for few dozen metres on a snow covered ground before colliding with trees. There was no fire. All three crew members and all 53 dogs were uninjured. Both wings were severely damaged due to the collision with trees.

Crash of an Antonov AN-2 in the Everglades National Park

Date & Time: Nov 14, 2022 at 1330 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
CU-A1885
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The single engine airplane landed last October at Dade-Collier Airport, in the center of the Everglades National Park, following a flight from Sancti Spíritus, Cuba. The pilot defected Cuba and landed safely in the US. On November 14, in unclear circumstances, maybe while being transferred to Opa Locka Airport, the airplane crashed in a marshy area located 25 km west of Opa Locka Airport. Both occupants were uninjured and the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of a Boeing B-17G-95-DL Flying Fortress in Dallas: 5 killed

Date & Time: Nov 12, 2022 at 1321 LT
Operator:
Registration:
N7227C
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Dallas - Dallas
MSN:
32513
YOM:
1944
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
The Boeing B-17 was taking part to an airshow at Dallas-Executive (Redbird) Airport, carrying five people. While passing over the airfield at a relative low altitude, it collided with a Bell P-63 Kingcobra that was engaged in the same manoeuvre and coming from its left. The B-17 was cut in two, entered an uncontrolled descent and crashed in a field, bursting into flames. The P-63 was also destroyed. All six people in both aircraft were killed. At the time of the collision, the B-17 was following a straight-in course while the P-63 was supposed to cut its trajectory behind. Obviously, the pilot of the P-63 misjudged the situation.

Crash of a Piper PA-46-500TP Malibu Meridian in North Platte: 2 killed

Date & Time: Nov 9, 2022 at 0935 LT
Registration:
N234PM
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Lincoln – North Platte
MSN:
46-97200
YOM:
2005
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The single engine airplane departed Lincoln on a flight to North Platte, Nebraska. While approaching North Platte-Lee Bird Airport Runway 30 in poor weather conditions, the aircraft went out of control and crashed on the shore of a small lake, bursting into flames. The aircraft was destroyed by impact forces and a post crash fire and the wreckage was found 6 km from the runway threshold. Both occupants were killed. At the time of the accident, visibility was limited due to freezing rain.

Crash of a Beechcraft E90 King Air in Slidell

Date & Time: Nov 6, 2022 at 0945 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N809DM
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Nashville – Slidell
MSN:
LW-334
YOM:
1980
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Inbound from Nashville-John C. Tune Airport, the twin engine airplane crashed in a wooded area located short of runway 36 at Slidell Airport, bursting into flames. The pilot, sole on board, was seriously injured.

Crash of a Beechcraft B60 Duke in Farmingdale

Date & Time: Nov 5, 2022 at 1349 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N51AL
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Burlington – Farmingdale
MSN:
P-247
YOM:
1973
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
While descending to Farmingdale-Republic Airport, following a flight from Burlington, the twin engine airplane crashed in the Beth Moses Cemetery located two km east of the airport. Both occupants escaped with minor injuries and the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of a Beechcraft E90 King Air in Marietta: 2 killed

Date & Time: Oct 18, 2022 at 0712 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
N515GK
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Columbus – Parkersburg
MSN:
LW-108
YOM:
1974
Location:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The twin engine airplane departed Columbus-John Glenn (Port Columbus) Airport at 0640LT on a 30-minutes flight to Parkersburg, West Virginia. Approaching Parkersburg-Mid-Ohio Valley Airport Runway 21 at night, the airplane entered an uncontrolled descent and crashed in a vertical attitude in a parking lot located southeast of Marietta, bursting into flames. The wreckage was found about 5 km short of runway 21. Both occupants were killed.

Crash of a Cessna 525B Citation CJ3 in Pasco

Date & Time: Sep 20, 2022 at 0709 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N528DV
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Chehalis - Pasco
MSN:
525B-0329
YOM:
2009
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
8
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
On approach, the crew apparently encountered technical problems with the landing gear that could not be lowered. The airplane landed on its belly on runway 03L and slid for few hundred metres before coming to rest, bursting into flames. All 10 occupants evacuated safely and the aircraft was destroyed by a post crash fire.