Crash of a McDonnell Douglas MD-87 in Houston

Date & Time: Oct 19, 2021 at 1000 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
N987AK
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Houston - Boston
MSN:
49404/1430
YOM:
1987
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
18
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
During the takeoff roll from runway 36 at Houston-Executive (Brookshire) Airport, the pilots rejected takeoff and the aircraft was unable to stop within the remaining distance. It overran, lost its undercarriage and came to rest 500 metres past the runway in an open field, bursting into flames. All 21 occupants evacuated safely, among them two were slightly injured. The aircraft was totally destroyed by a post crash fire. It was reported by the NTSB that the aircraft did not fly for a period of 10 months, that braking marks were found on a distance of 1,200 feet and that light smoke was coming out from both engines during the takeoff roll.

Crash of a PZL-Mielec AN-2T in Alta Mesa

Date & Time: Oct 14, 2021 at 1615 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N857PF
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
1G108-57
YOM:
1969
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from Alta Mesa Airpark, while climbing, the single engine aircraft rolled to the left, stalled and crashed in a garden, bursting into flames. All four occupants were seriously injured and the aircraft was destroyed by a post crash fire.

Crash of a Cessna 340A in Santee: 2 killed

Date & Time: Oct 11, 2021 at 1214 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
N7022G
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Yuma – San Diego
MSN:
340A-0695
YOM:
1979
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The pilot, sole on board, was completing a flight from Yuma to San Diego. While descending to San Diego-Montgomery-Gibbs Airport, he reported technical problems and was cleared to divert to Santee-Gillespie Field for an emergency landing. On short final, the aircraft went out of control and crashed onto two houses located at the intersection of Jeremy Street and Greenscastle Street, some 3,3 km short of runway 17. Two houses, the aircraft and several vehicles were destroyed. The pilot and the driver of a UPS truck were killed. Two people in a house were also injured.

Crash of a Socata TBM-910 in Westlock

Date & Time: Oct 10, 2021 at 1110 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
C-FFYM
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Calgary - Westlock
MSN:
1190
YOM:
2017
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The single engine airplane departed Calgary-Springbank Airport on a private flight to Westlock, carrying three passengers and one pilot. Upon landing, the aircraft went out of control and came to rest upside down. All four occupants were injured, one seriously.

Crash of a Pilatus PC-12/47E in Milan: 8 killed

Date & Time: Oct 3, 2021 at 1307 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
YR-PDV
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Milan - Olbia
MSN:
1532
YOM:
2015
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
7
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
8
Circumstances:
The single engine aircraft departed Milan-Linate Airport runway 36 at 1304LT, bound to Olbia with 8 people on board. During initial climb, the pilot completed two successive turns to the right then continued to the south. At an altitude of 5,300 feet, the aircraft entered an uncontrolled descent and crashed on an industrial building under renovation and located about 1,8 km southwest of the runway 36 threshold. The aircraft was totally destroyed by impact forces and a post crash fire and all 8 occupants were killed, among them the Romania businessman Dan Petrescu. The building suffered severe damages as well as few vehicles in the street. There were no injuries on the ground.

Crash of a Beechcraft 3NMT Expeditor in Bastia

Date & Time: Sep 14, 2021 at 1025 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
G-BKGL
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
A-764
YOM:
1952
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from Bastia-Poretta Airport Runway 16, while in initial climb, the pilot encountered an unexpected situation and apparently attempted an emergency landing when the twin engine aircraft crashed in a plantation located 1,5 km south of the airport. The airplane slid for few dozen metres before coming to rest, bursting into flames. All three occupants were rescued, one was uninjured while both others were seriously injured due to burns. The aircraft was destroyed by a post crash fire.

Crash of a Cirrus Vision SF50 in Lansing

Date & Time: Aug 24, 2021 at 1858 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N1GG
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
0202
YOM:
2020
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
During the takeoff roll on runway 10R at Lansing-Capital Region Airport, the pilot encountered controllability problems. He rejected the takeoff procedure when control was lost. The aircraft veered off runway to the right and came to rest in a grassy area, bursting into flames. All four occupants escaped uninjured while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of a Pilatus PC-6/C-H2 Turbo Porter in Maturín

Date & Time: Aug 21, 2021 at 1645 LT
Registration:
YV1912
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Schedule:
Maturín – Higuerote
MSN:
2048
YOM:
1971
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from Maturín-José Tadeo Monagas Airport, while in initial climb, the engine apparently failed. The aircraft lost height, collided with trees and came to rest against a concrete wall. The pilot was seriously injured.

Crash of a Socata TBM-700 near Urbana: 1 killed

Date & Time: Aug 20, 2021 at 1445 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N700DT
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Port Clinton – Cincinnati
MSN:
134
YOM:
1998
Location:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
The single engine aircraft departed Port Clinton (Erie-Ottawa-Carl R. Keller Field) Airport at 1412LT on a flight to Cincinnati-Lunken Field. About 20 minutes into the flight, while cruising at an altitude of 20,000 feet, the pilot initiated a descent until 11,000 feet when, six minutes later, it started a left turn then apparently entered an uncontrolled descent, impacted a road and eventually crashed in a field located near Urbana. The aircraft was totally destroyed by impact forces and the pilot, sole on board, was killed.

Crash of a Cessna 425 Conquest I in Helena

Date & Time: Aug 11, 2021 at 0850 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N783MB
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Faribault - Missoula
MSN:
425-0103
YOM:
1982
Location:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
En route from Faribault, Minnesota, to Missoula, the pilot encountered engine problems (loss of power) and elected to divert to Helena Airport. On approach, the aircraft crashed in hilly and wooded terrain north of Helena. All three occupants were injured and the aircraft was destroyed.