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Status:Preliminary
Date:Monday 17 January 1949
Type:Beechcraft 34 Twin Quad
Operator:Beechcraft
Registration: NX90521
MSN:
First flight: 1947-10-01 (1 year 4 months)
Engines: 4 Lycoming GSO-580
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Wichita-Beech Airport, KS (BEC) (   United States of America)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Test
Departure airport:Wichita-Beech Airport, KS (BEC/KBEC), United States of America
Destination airport:Wichita-Beech Airport, KS (BEC/KBEC), United States of America
Narrative:
The Beechcraft 34 Twin Quad prototype was damaged beyond repair in an accident at Wichita, KS. The co-pilot died, the captain and two engineers were injured.

Sources:
» Jens O. Østmann (e-mail, 20-10-2011)


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accident date: 17-01-1949
type: Beechcraft 34 Twin Quad
registration: NX90521
 

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