Preliminary Accident Reports

November 2006 Issue

September 2, 2006, McGregor, Texas / Beech BE95 A-55 Baron

At approximately 0755 Central time, the airplane was destroyed when it impacted terrain following a loss of control during takeoff and initial climb. The Instrument-rated Commercial pilot and sole occupant was fatally injured. Visual conditions prevailed.

A pilot-rated witness observed the accident airplane performing a normal climbout when it suddenly pitched upward and into a steep roll to the left. Although the witness did not see the actual impact, he did see the airplane trying to…

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