Preliminary Accident Reports

June 2010 Issue

April 1, 2010, Dayton, Ohio, Beech B36TC Bonanza

At 1253 Eastern time, the airplane was destroyed during an in-flight collision with terrain and post-impact fire. Visual conditions prevailed for the IFR flight. The pilot and sole passenger sustained fatal injuries. At 1251, the pilot informed ATC the flight was airborne. About 1252, the pilot said he needed to return to the airport because a "compartment" had come open. Shortly afterward, the pilot stated he had an engine failure and was declaring an emergency.

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