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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 36797
Last updated: 16 April 2019
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Date:02-NOV-1985
Time:06:55
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE58 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 58 Baron
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N26BW
C/n / msn: 222
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Elbert, CO -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Erie, CO (48V)
Destination airport:Oceanside, CA (L32)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE ACFT CRASHED IN A OPEN FIELD & WAS NOT FOUND FOR 4 DAYS. THE HOME BUILT ACFT, MAINTAINED LARGELY BY THE PLT, HAD THE ENGINE DESTROYED SO COMPLETELY THAT NO DETERMINATION COULD BE MADE AS TO POWER BEING DEVELOPED AT IMPACT. THE PLT REPORTEDLY HAD BEEN ACTING STRANGELY FOR A FEW DAYS PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT. NO RADIO CALLS WERE RECEIVED FROM THE FLT AFTER THE INITIAL CLEARANCE. THE ACFT IMPACTED 70-80 DEGGEES NOSE DWN WITH THE WONGS LEVEL. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001214X38218


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:23 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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