Preliminary Accident Reports

January 2007 Issue

November 17, 2006, Flagstaff, Ariz. / Beechcraft J35 Bonanza

The airplane was substantially damaged and the solo Commercial pilot seriously injured after losing power at about 1930 Mountain time during a landing approach. Night visual conditions prevailed. A witness near the airport heard the airplane’s engine surge and rev loudly three times before going silent. About 10 seconds following the loss of engine power he heard a loud crash.

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