Preliminary Accident Reports

March 2009 Issue

January 12, 2009, Corona, Calif., Beech 95-A55 Baron

The airplane departed the runway during takeoff at about 1215 Pacific time and collided with two parked airplanes and a hangar. The private pilot was not injured; the airplane sustained substantial damage. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed. According to the pilot, who later stated he had 45 hours in multiengine airplanes but did not possess a multiengine rating, once the airplane climbed to approximately 20 feet AGL it began to bank right. It subsequently collided with a parked Navion and a Cessna 182.

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