Date & Time: Feb 8, 2006 at 1210 LT
Registration:
N629EK
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Cargo
Survivors:
No
Site:
Plain
Schedule:
Dayton-Harlingen
MSN:
TC-396
YOM:
1980
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
1
Captain / Total flying hours:
5237
Captain / Total hours on type:
164
Aircraft flight hours:
15883
Circumstances:
The pilot was performing a cargo flight from Dayton, Ohio, to Harlingen, Texas. While overflying Tennessee, the aircraft encountered engine problems, dived and crashed in a wooded area in Henry County, near Paris, 85 miles west of Nashville. The pilot was killed on impact and the plane was embedded 10-15 feet in dirt.