Preliminary Accident Reports

April 2013 Issue

February 20, 2013, Thomson, Ga. Beech 390 Premiere I

The airplane was destroyed when it collided with a utility pole, trees and terrain at 2006 Eastern time, following a go-around attempt. The airline transport-rated pilot and co-pilot were seriously injured; five passengers were fatally injured. Night visual conditions prevailed; an IFR flight plan had been filed. Witnesses reported the airplane appeared to be in position to land when the pilot discontinued the approach and commenced a go-around. The witnesses observed the airplane continue down the…

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