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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 240837
Last updated: 2 September 2020
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Date:16-AUG-2020
Time:13:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE36 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 36
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N3256V
C/n / msn: E-2956
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:San Benito, TX -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:San Benito, TX (53XS)
Destination airport:Harlingen, TX (HRL)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
On August 16, 2020, about 1300 central daylight time, a Beech A36 airplane, N3256V, was substantially damaged when it was involved in an accident near San Benito, Texas. The pilot was seriously injured. The airplane was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 personal flight.
According to the pilot, shortly after takeoff from the Kornegay Private Airport (53XS), the engine lost partial power. He activated the electric fuel pump at which time the engine lost all power. The pilot attempted to return to his private airport but landed short with the landing gear retracted in a cotton field. The airplane's forward fuselage was substantially damaged.
The airplane and engine were recovered and will be examined.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20200817X22852&key=1


Revision history:

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