Accident Socata TBM700N (TBM960) N960LP,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 378178
 
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Date:Saturday 30 March 2024
Time:c. 18:38
Type:Silhouette image of generic TBM9 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Socata TBM700N (TBM960)
Owner/operator:AvRam Enterprises LLC
Registration: N960LP
MSN: 1441
Year of manufacture:2022
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:near Truckee Airport (TKF/KTRK), Truckee, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Denver-Centennial Airport, CO (APA/KAPA)
Destination airport:Truckee Airport, CA (TKF/KTRK)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
A Daher TBM 700 airplane (marketed as a TBM 960), N960LP, was destroyed when it was involved in an accident near near Truckee Airport (TKF/KTRK), Truckee, California. Two fatalities are reported at this point.

It appears the aircraft was executing the go-around/missed approach for runway 20 following the use of RNAV (GPS) Approach via the waypoint WUDPA. The ADS-B track data shows the aircraft stopped its descent at 6,500ft approximately half a mile to the north of the airport (which is the LP MDA minimum altitude) The aircraft appears to then climb to an altitude of only 7,200 feet while making a 180-degree turn overhead the airport to a bearing of 010 followed shortly by a left-hand stalling spiral into the crash location at nearly 11,000 feet per minute.

METAR:

Metar about the accident time (0137Z, Mar 31):
KTRK 310155Z AUTO 00000KT 1/2SM SN OVC009 M01/M01 A2966 RMK AO2 P0003
KTRK 310135Z AUTO 00000KT 3/4SM -SN OVC009 M01/M01 A2966 RMK AO2 P0001
KTRK 310115Z AUTO 00000KT 1/2SM SN SCT003 OVC007 M01/M01 A2964 RMK AO2 P0001

Sources:

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.cbsnews.com/amp/sacramento/news/2-dead-after-small-plane-crashes-near-olympic-heights-subdivision-in-truckee/
https://web.pulsepoint.org/

https://skyvector.com/files/tpp/2403/pdf/06021R20.PDF
https://www.flightaware.com/live/flight/N960LP/history/20240330/2130Z/KAPA/KTRK

Location

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-Mar-2024 04:31 Captain Adam Added
31-Mar-2024 05:52 Dillonshrop Updated [Source, Narrative, Category]
31-Mar-2024 06:10 RobertMB Updated [Time, Nature, Source, Embed code, Narrative, Category]
31-Mar-2024 06:16 ASN Updated [Time, Nature, Source, Embed code, Narrative, Category]
31-Mar-2024 06:17 ASN Updated [[Time, Nature, Source, Embed code, Narrative, Category]]
31-Mar-2024 06:18 ASN Updated [[[Time, Nature, Source, Embed code, Narrative, Category]]]

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