Date & Time: Dec 2, 2004 at 1324 LT
Type of aircraft:
Cessna 421 Golden Eagle
Registration:
N421SD
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Executive
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Collegedale-Knoxville
MSN:
421-0386
YOM:
1973
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
5
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
5
Captain / Total flying hours:
4475
Captain / Total hours on type:
2000
Aircraft flight hours:
6808
Circumstances:

Six minutes after takeoff from runway 03, the twin engine aircraft crashed in a wooded area and burst into flames. The pilot lost control of the aircraft after the right engine failed during climb. After left engine lost power, the pilot shut down the right wngine by mistake.