Preliminary Accident Reports

September 2006 Issue

July 18, 2006, Jeanerette, La. / Beech BE58P

At approximately 1624 Central time the airplane was destroyed following a loss of control during an aborted landing. The Commercial pilot and his passenger were fatally injured. A resident in a mobile home impacted by the airplane also received fatal injuries. Instrument conditions prevailed. Witnesses observed the airplane touch down at midfield, then heard engine noises consistent with an aborted landing. The airplane was observed airborne prior to the end of the runway but its main landing gear collided with the perimeter fence. The airplane subsequently collided with a concrete block building, a utility pole, several trees, the roof of a house, several strands of power lines and the mobi...

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