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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 3499
Last updated: 21 January 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic BE58 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 58 Baron
Registration: N1040W
C/n / msn: TH-309
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Martin Ranch, near George West, Texas -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Shreveport Regional Airport, Shreveport, LA (SHV/KSHV)
Destination airport:Alice Airport, Alice, Texas (ALI/KALI)
Written off (destroyed) November 22 1978 when crashed near George West, Texas (at approximate co ordinates 2819′52″N, 9807′01″W): of the four persons on board (pilot and three passengers) the pilot and two passengers were killed, the sole surviving passenger was seriously injured. According to the NTSB report " Pilot cancelled IFR en route to destination. Probable cause: pilot in command continued VFR flight into adverse weather conditions"


1. NTSB Identification: FTW79FA016 at
2. FAA:

Revision history:

25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
15-Jan-2017 01:27 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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