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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 141920
Last updated: 22 January 2017
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Date:16-JAN-2012
Time:12:42
Type:Silhouette image of generic AEST model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ted Smith Aerostar 601P
Owner/operator:M & H Ventures LLC
Registration: N700PS
C/n / msn: 61P-0427-157
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Philadelphia Municipal Airport - KMPE, Neshoba County, MS -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Philadelphia Municipal Airport - KMPE
Destination airport:Key Field Airport - KMEI
Investigating agency: National Transport Safety Bureau (NTSB) - United States of America
Narrative:
A Ted Smith Aerostar 601P, N700PS, crashed for unknown reasons shortly after taking off from Philadelphia Municipal Airport - KMPE, Neshoba County, Mississippi, and came down 300 yards east of the runway. Witnessed observed the aircraft roll to the left and pitch nose down to impact with terrain.
The pilot was killed.

note:
The aircraft is a Ted Smith built Aerostar 601P. It was manufactured before the company was taken over by the Piper Aircraft Corporation.

Sources:

http://www.sunherald.com/2012/01/16/3690322/1-dead-in-plane-crash.html
http://www.kicks967.com/index.php#4919
http://www.wtok.com/home/headlines/Plane_Crash_137433013.html
http://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=20120116X53349&key=1

http://e0.photos.flightcdn.com/photos/retriever/96a6cb58fa3f5c8a35024c0f77a532d181f2adb3 (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Jan-2012 23:39 gerard57 Added
17-Jan-2012 00:37 PC12 Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Narrative]
17-Jan-2012 01:56 80.153.78.147 Updated [Operator]
17-Jan-2012 02:32 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Jan-2012 21:32 Geno Updated [Time, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:26 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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