Preliminary Accident Reports

August 2006 Issue

June 12, 2006, Tampa, Fla. / Beech 65-A90-1

At about 1235 Eastern time, the airplane was destroyed during a forced landing. Visual conditions prevailed for the public use flight. The Commercial pilot received fatal injuries while a pilot-rated crewmember received serious injuries. A pilot-rated witness stated the airplane appeared to be five feet above the ground, with the landing gear retracted and yawing to the right. The airplane collided while airborne with a fence on the north border of an airport, then collided with trees, a car, and finally a residence. The witness further stated that a crewmember exited the airplane and stated ...they had lost one engine and then the other.... The witness also reported that after losing both...

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