ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 37073
Last updated: 26 November 2014
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Date:28-APR-1982
Time:2134
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft E18S
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N6911
C/n / msn: BA-445
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hakalau, HI -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Hilo, HI (ITO)
Destination airport:Honolulu, HI (HNL)
Narrative:
THE AIRCRAFT DEPARTED HILO ON THE LAST LEG OF A 3 FLIGHT. A FEW MINUTES AFTER TAKEOFF, THE PILOT CALLED THE TOWER TO ASKFOR RETURN AND INDICATED HE HAD A DIFFICULTY. NO FURTHER TRANSMISSION WAS MADE. WITNESSES HEARD INTERMITTENT ENGINE SPUTTERING AND THEN THE WHINE OF A HIGH SPEED DIVE. THE AIRCRAFT IMPACTED IN A SUGAR CANE FIELD AT A STEEP ANGLE. CAUSE:

Sources:
NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20020917X01976


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