Preliminary Accident Reports

January 2011 Issue

November 17, 2010, Oklahoma City, Okla., Raytheon Aircraft Company B36TC

At about 2130 Central time, the airplane was destroyed when it collided with terrain while maneuvering for an approach. The solo private pilot was fatally injured. An IFR flight plan was in effect. Night instrument conditions prevailed. While approaching the destination, the pilot reported a landing-gear indicator problem to ATC, which then gave the pilot a heading and altitude to fly.

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