Preliminary Accident Reports

October 2008 Issue

August 14, 2008, Marysville, Ohio, Beech 58TC Baron

At 1026 Eastern time, the airplane was destroyed during an in-flight collision with terrain and post-impact fire. Visual conditions prevailed. The pilot sustained fatal injuries. The flight had departed the airport just prior to the accident. A flight instructor and his student had just completed a landing and throttled up for takeoff when they heard a pilot transmit "Aircraft on [runway] 9, I need the runway." The flight instructor reported the accident airplane came into view through the rear window of his airplane and was in a 45-degree bank, with the nose pitched down about 15 degrees.

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