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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 273938
Last updated: 21 January 2022
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Type:Silhouette image of generic BE58 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 58 Baron
Owner/operator:Kalitta Charters LLC/Operating as AirNet II
Registration: N585CK
MSN: TH-1299
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:about 2.5 mi S of New Melle, MO -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Saint Louis-Spirit of St. Louis Airport, MO (SUS/KSUS)
Destination airport:Denver-Centennial Airport, CO (APA/KAPA)
Investigating agency: NTSB
A Kalitta Charters LLC Beechcraft 58 Baron, operated by AirNet II and performing flight USC247 (Call sign "Star Check" 247) impacted wooded terrain approx. 2.5 mi south of New Melle, Missouri, which is about 12 mi West of SUS Airport.
The two people onboard were fatally injured.

The aircraft had departed from runway 26L at KSUS, the flight path was erratic and included unusually slow climb groundspeeds. About 9 minutes after takeoff, the terminal maneuver was an uncontrolled descent from 8,000'. The final data point included an extrapolated descent rate of -29,000 feet per minute.

SPECI KSUS 090107Z 19007KT 2SM BR OVC010 07/06 A2996 (time 0107Z [19:07 local] wind 190 degrees at 7 knots; visibility 2 statute miles; sky overcast 1000']

Sources: (security audio),P96_FATAL_FLG:10-JAN-22,YES (ATC recording)


Revision history:

09-Jan-2022 08:09 gerard57 Added
09-Jan-2022 10:34 harro Updated [Location, Source]
09-Jan-2022 10:39 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
09-Jan-2022 10:41 harro Updated [Time, Location, Category]
09-Jan-2022 11:02 RobertMB Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Nature, Source, Narrative, Category]
09-Jan-2022 11:57 aaronwk Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative, Category]
09-Jan-2022 13:29 johnwg Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]
09-Jan-2022 14:06 RobertMB Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
09-Jan-2022 15:40 Captain Adam Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
09-Jan-2022 16:22 johnwg Updated [Source, Narrative]
09-Jan-2022 18:39 RobertMB Updated [Source, Narrative]
10-Jan-2022 01:36 johnwg Updated [Time, Operator, Source, Category]
12-Jan-2022 19:35 Captain Adam Updated [Operator, Nature, Source, Narrative]
14-Jan-2022 02:52 johnwg Updated [Operator, Nature, Source, Narrative]

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