Preliminary Accident Reports

November 2001 Issue

August 05, Weaverville, Calif. / Beech Bonanza

At about 14:15 Pacific time, a Beech B36TC struck trees and rising terrain after taking off from Lonnie Pool Field. One passenger was killed. The pilot and one passenger were seriously injured and one passenger sustained minor injuries. The pilot departed on runway 36 into rising terrain, despite warnings at the airport and in the Airport/Facility Directory to take off from runway 18 because of the runway’s steep slope and rising terrain to the north. The airport is unattended....

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