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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 3499
Last updated: 22 April 2019
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Date:22-NOV-1978
Time:10:52
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE58 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 58 Baron
Owner/operator:Private
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
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Shreveport Regional Airport, Shreveport, LA (SHV/KSHV)
Destination airport:Alice Airport, Alice, Texas (ALI/KALI)
Narrative:
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"

Sources:

1. NTSB Identification: FTW79FA016 at https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=38563&key=0
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=1040W
3. http://planecrashmap.com/plane/tx/N1040W/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
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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