Accident description
Last updated: 25 April 2014
Status:Final
Date:Sunday 31 March 1974
Time:17:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE99 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 99
Operator:Air South
Registration: N848NS
C/n / msn: U- 77
First flight: 1969
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-20
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:St. Simons Island, GA (   United States of America)
Phase: Taxi (TXI)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Brunswick-Malcolm McKinnon Airport, GA (SSI/KSSI), United States of America
Destination airport:Atlanta Municipal Airport, GA (ATL/KATL), United States of America
Narrative:
The Beech 99 was taxiing for takeoff when a fire erupted near the power distribution panel. The aircraft was destroyed by fire.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Undetermined."

Sources:
» NTSB


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Distance from Brunswick-Malcolm McKinnon Airport, GA to Atlanta Municipal Airport, GA as the crow flies is 395 km (247 miles).

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