Preliminary Accident Reports
January 2002 Issue
October 02, Hudson, N.H. / Beech C-45H (Military Twin Beech)
At about 13:10 eastern time, a Beech C-45H Expeditor crashed during a forced landing in Hudson. The pilot, flight instructor and passenger received minor injuries. The owner, piloting from the left seat, was undergoing a flight review. While in a climb at about 2,000 feet msl, the left engine began to shake. As the instructor reached for the engine failure checklist, the pilot feathered the wrong engine. The pilot said he froze at the controls and was not familiar with the air restart procedures, which required access to buttons the instructor could not reach. The airplane came down on a golf course. The pilot had 872 multi hours, but only 55 in make and model....
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