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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 243547
Last updated: 19 November 2020
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Date:02-OCT-2020
Time:11:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic TBM8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Socata TBM700N (TBM850)
Owner/operator:N965DM LLC
Registration: N965DM
C/n / msn: 527
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Corfu, Genesee County, NY -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Manchester Municipal Airport, NH (MHT/KMHT)
Destination airport:Buffalo Niagara International Airport, NY (BUF/KBUF)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
A Socata TBM700N (TBM850) crashed in Corfu, Genesee County, New York.
Both occupants, pilot and passenger, died in the crash and the aircraft was destroyed.

LiveATC Radio Transmissions (KBUF-Twr-App-Dep-Oct-02-2020-1530Z.mp3):

11:34:27 (Buffalo Approach): ** 965DM, **

11:37:54 (Buffalo Approach): 65DM, **
11:38:14 (Buffalo Tower): 965DM, Buffalo Tower, you on frequency right now?

11:38:35 (Buffalo Approach): (Is that) 965DM **?

11:40:20 (N965DM): Approach, T-B-M 965DM.
11:40:22 (Buffalo Approach): T-B-M 966...965DM, (Buffalo).
11:40:26 (N965DM): 965DM, I somehow lost comm with Center, but uh, I'm landing in Buffalo, IFR flight plan.
11:40:35 (Buffalo Approach): Okay, T-B-M 965DM, for now, maintain flight level 280, yeah, we've been trying to get a hold of you, ** we're gonna work out with Center, I'll get you lower here shortly.
11:40:44 (N965DM): Okay sir, and I'd like, uh, vectors to the ILS 23, please.
11:40:51 (Buffalo Approach): T-B-M 5DM, descend and maintain 8000, expect the ILS, runway 23.
11:40:59 (Buffalo Approach): Everything okay up there?
11:41:01 (N965DM): Yes sir, everything's fine, 965DM.
11:41:04 (N965DM): DM, (alright sir).

11:41:53 (Buffalo Approach): T-B-M 5DM, (it's) gonna (lead/leave) you direct to the airport, I wanna just bring you in all the way (back to background) on the left downwind for the ILS.
11:42:01 (N965DM): Alright, 965DM.

>At about 11:43am, the flight begins a right-hand turn while descending, but does not stop turning.

11:43:45 (Buffalo Approach): 5DM, where you headed?
11:43:54 (Buffalo Approach): T-B-M 5DM, Buffalo.
11:44:01 (Buffalo Approach): 5DM, stop your descent, maintain one zero thousand.
11:44:14 (Buffalo Approach): (Ti...) 965DM, Buffalo, stop your descent, level your wings, maintain any altitude.
11:44:24 (Buffalo Approach): T-B-M 965DM, stop uh, stop your descent
11:44:34 (Buffalo Approach): 965DM, Buffalo.
11:44:42 (Buffalo Approach): (Yeah, um) 965DM, Buffalo.
11:44:59 (Buffalo Approach): 65DM, Buffalo, stop your descent.
11:45:13 (Buffalo Approach): 965DM, Buffalo, how do you hear?
11:45:31 (Buffalo Approach): T-B-M 965DM, Buffalo.
11:45:38 (Buffalo Approach): DM, radar contact lost.

>Based on FlightAware tracking and altitude above sea level, the flight crash-landed at 11:46am

Sources:

https://www.thebatavian.com/billie-owens/small-airplane-out-of-buffalo-crashes-in-swampy-area-off-boyce-road-in-corfu/560231
https://www.thedailynewsonline.com/news/breaking-plane-crashes-in-cofu/article_eda8d19e-04cb-11eb-b17d-37483f154547.html
https://www.wkbw.com/news/local-news/emergency-crews-respond-to-reports-of-plane-crash-in-corfu-investigation-underway
https://www.syracuse.com/state/2020/10/report-2-dead-in-plane-crash-in-upstate-ny-plane-owned-by-attorney-steve-barnes.html
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N965DM
https://globe.adsbexchange.com/?icao=ad6f10&lat=42.951&lon=-78.316&zoom=12.2&showTrace=2020-10-02
https://archive-server.liveatc.net/kbuf/KBUF-Twr-App-Dep-Oct-02-2020-1530Z.mp3

https://cdn.jetphotos.com/full/3/90520_1345134731.jpg (photo)
https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=965DM

http://data.ntsb.gov/carol-repgen/api/Aviation/ReportMain/GenerateNewestReport/102077/pdf

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

30 May 2019 N965DM N965DM LLC 0 Buffalo Niagara International Airport (KBUF), Erie County, NY unk

Media:


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Oct-2020 17:35 gerard57 Added
02-Oct-2020 17:36 gerard57 Updated [Date]
02-Oct-2020 18:20 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
02-Oct-2020 18:26 RobertMB Updated [Narrative]
02-Oct-2020 19:24 Captain Adam Updated [Nature, Embed code, Narrative]
02-Oct-2020 20:20 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
02-Oct-2020 20:28 RobertMB Updated [Time, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
03-Oct-2020 09:50 Anon. Updated [Source, Narrative]
03-Oct-2020 09:54 harro Updated [Source]
06-Oct-2020 18:24 Fibonacci Updated [Source]
19-Nov-2020 17:29 krushia Updated [Source]

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