Preliminary Accident Reports

April 2011 Issue

February 7, 2011, San Bernardino, Calif., Beech 95-B55 (T42A) Baron

At 1147 Pacific time, the airplane impacted the ground in a storage facility after performing a precautionary low pass. The private pilot and private-certificated passenger sustained serious injuries. The airplane sustained substantial damage. Visual conditions prevailed. While maneuvering to land, the pilot reported problems with the airplane’s landing gear. He performed a low approach, during which tower personnel reported the gear appeared to be down.

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