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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
Status:Final
Date:Wednesday 18 March 1981
Time:15:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft A100 King Air
Operator:Crutcher Resources Corporation
Registration: N999CR
C/n / msn: B-12
First flight: 1969
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Houston, TX (   United States of America)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Houston (unknown airport), TX, United States of America
Destination airport:Dallas (unknown airport), TX, United States of America
Narrative:
A Beechcraft A100 King Air sustained substantial damage in a forced landing accident in Houston, TX.
One of the engines failed immediately after takeoff. The pilot turned the plane into the dead engine just before it hit the ground.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSES:
powerplant - miscellaneous: powerplant failure for undetermined reasons
pilot in command - failed to follow approved procedures,directives,etc.
miscellaneous acts,conditions - improper emergency procedures

Sources:
» NTSB


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