Crash of a Comp Air CA-8 in Grasmere: 2 killed

Date & Time: May 8, 2022 at 1405 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
N801DT
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Boulder City – Boise
MSN:
027078SS52T03
YOM:
2007
Location:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The single engine airplane departed Boulder City, NV, on a flight to Boise. En route, it crashed in unknown circumstances in an uninhabited area located near Grasmere, ID. Both occupants were killed.

Crash of a Cessna 421C Golden Eagle III in Houston

Date & Time: May 6, 2022 at 1418 LT
Operator:
Registration:
XB-FQS
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Houston - McAllen
MSN:
421C-0085
YOM:
1976
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
While taking off from Houston-William P. Hobby Airport, the airplane suffered a loss of engine power. Control was lost and the airplane veered off runway, crossed a grassy area then impacted a pole, lost its left wing and came to rest in a garden. All four occupants evacuated with minor injuries and the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of a Cessna 340 in Covington: 2 killed

Date & Time: Apr 21, 2022 at 1905 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N84GR
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Site:
MSN:
340-0178
YOM:
1973
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from Covington Airport Runway 10, while in initial climb, the twin engine airplane went out of control and crashed on the General Mills Plant located about 1,5 km southeast of the airfield, bursting into flames. The aircraft was destroyed and both occupants were killed. There were no casualties on the ground.

Crash of a Cessna 208B Grand Caravan in Burley: 1 killed

Date & Time: Apr 13, 2022 at 0832 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N928JP
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Salt Lake City – Burley
MSN:
208B-2428
YOM:
2013
Location:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
The single engine airplane departed Salt Lake City Airport at 0700LT on a cargo flight to Burley, Idaho. On approach to Burley Airport Runway 20, the pilot encountered poor visibility due to snow falls and decided to initiate a go-around procedure. Few minutes later, while on a second attempt to land, the aircraft crashed on the roof of a building located 700 metres short of runway 20. The pilot, sole on board, was killed.

Crash of a Learjet 75 in Morristown

Date & Time: Apr 2, 2022 at 1119 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N877W
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Atlanta – Morristown
MSN:
45-496
YOM:
2014
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Following an uneventful flight from Atlanta-Fulton County-Brown Field, Georgia, the crew was cleared to land on runway 23 at Morristown Municipal Airport, NJ. After touchdown, the airplane deviated to the right and veered off runway. While contacting soft ground, both wings (the entire wing structure) detached and the aircraft came to rest on its right side in a grassy area. All four occupants escaped with minor injuries and the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of a Grumman E-2D Hawkeye in the Chincoteague Bay: 1 killed

Date & Time: Mar 30, 2022 at 1930 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Norfolk - Norfolk
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
The crew departed Norfolk-Chambers Field NAS on a local mission. En route, the airplane crashed in unknown circumstances in the Chincoteague Bay, off Wallops Island. The aircraft came to rest partially submerged in shallow waters. Two crew members were rescued while the pilot Lt Hyrum Hanlon was killed.

Crash of a Cessna 208 Caravan I in Lake Seul

Date & Time: Mar 8, 2022
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
C-GIPR
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
208-0343
YOM:
2001
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Few minutes after takeoff from Sioux Lookout, the single engine airplane crash landed on the frozen Lake Seul. The wreckage was found about 30 km northwest of Sioux Lookout. Both occupants were evacuated safely and the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of a Pilatus PC-12/47E off Drum Inlet: 8 killed

Date & Time: Feb 13, 2022 at 1402 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
N79NX
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Hyde County - Beaufort
MSN:
1709
YOM:
2017
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
7
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
8
Circumstances:
After its departure from Hyde County Airport, North Carolina, the single engine airplane followed an erratic track according to ATC. While cruising along the shore, the aircraft entered an uncontrolled descent and crashed in the sea about 30 km northeast of Beaufort-Michael J. Smith Field Airport, few km east of the Drum Inlet. The wreckage was found at a depth of about 55 feet. Two bodies and other remains were later found.

Crash of a Piper PA-46-500TP Malibu Meridian in Olathe: 1 killed

Date & Time: Feb 13, 2022 at 1020 LT
Registration:
N2445F
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Olathe - Albuquerque
MSN:
46-97480
YOM:
2012
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from Olathe-Johnson County (New Century) Airport, while in initial climb, the pilot reported problems to ATC. He was immediately cleared to land when he lost control of the airplane that crashed in a prairie, bursting into flames. The aircraft was destroyed and the pilot, sole on board, was killed.

Crash of a Beechcraft 350 Super King Air in Thunder Bay

Date & Time: Jan 31, 2022 at 1222 LT
Operator:
Registration:
C-GEAS
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Trenton - Thunder Bay
MSN:
FL-17
YOM:
1990
Country:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Following an uneventful flight from RCAF Trenton on behalf of the RCAF, the twin engine aircraft apparently landed hard at Thunder Bay Airport. After touchdown on runway 25, it went out of control and veered off runway into a snow covered area. All three crew members evacuated safely while the aircraft suffered severe damages to wings and tail. The fuselage also broke in two.