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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 42791
Last updated: 13 November 2018
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Date:19-MAR-1982
Time:10:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft F35 Bonanza
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N567LT
C/n / msn: D-4144
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Leesburg, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:Leesburg, FL
Destination airport:Leesburg, FL
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
THE PILOT, WHO WAS A ROCK GROUP DRIVER, TOOK AN AIRCRAFT FROM THE HANGAR WITHOUT PERMISSION TO JOY RIDE MEMBERS OF THE GROUP. DURING THE 2ND FLIGHT, THE AIRCRAFT WING HIT THE BUS DURING ONE OF SEVERAL LOW PASSES OVER THE AREA. THE AIRCRAFT THEN HIT A TREE AND A RESIDENCE. A POST CRASH FIRE OCCURRED. THE PILOT'S LAST MEDICAL CERTIFICATE WAS DATED 11/16/79. CAUSE:
JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND
BUZZING..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND
CLEARENCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND
(Crashed into house while buzzing Ozzy Osbourne's tour bus. Three members of the Ozzy Band Randall William "Randy" Rhoads (25, lead guitarist), Rachel Youngblood (stylist) and Andrew Aycock (tour bus driver, piloting the plane) were killed)

The pilot have another crash somewhere july/august 1976 which can be traced only in Wikileaks. The incident took place in Abu Dhabi(UAE) with unknown type of aircraft.
https://www.wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/1976ABUDH02124_b.html

Sources:

NTSB: http://ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/GeneratePDF.aspx?id=MIA82FA078&rpt=fi


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
22-Aug-2010 16:18 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
22-Aug-2010 16:23 TB Updated [Nature]
22-Aug-2010 17:02 TB Updated [Narrative]
24-Oct-2016 04:13 Dcs002 Updated [Source, Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:24 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
26-Jan-2017 16:58 nonkapo Updated [Narrative]

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