Preliminary Accident Reports

February 1999 Issue

Nov. 7, Hobart, Okla. / Beech B19

At approximately 19:15 CST, a Beech B19 crashed near Hobart, killing the pilot and passenger. A pilot witness described the weather as “IMC and foggy” at the time of the flight, which originated about 15 minutes before the crash. The accident pilot was not instrument rated and no flight plan had been filed. The airport manager said the airport beacon was on and that someone had activated the pilot-controlled runway lights prior to the accident. The aircraft was destroyed by a post-impact fire....

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