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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 163816
Last updated: 2 August 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic BE36 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft A36 Bonanza
Registration: N1803X
C/n / msn: E-1864
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Eastern Slopes Regional Airport (KIZG), Fryeburg, ME -   United States of America
Phase: Taxi
Departure airport:Fryeburg, ME (IZG)
Destination airport:Linden, NJ (LDJ)
Investigating agency: NTSB
The pilotís son reported that he saw his fatherís airplane initiate a slow taxi for departure, drift right off the taxiway, and then come to rest next to a snow bank. The pilotís son found the pilot slumped over the control yoke, and he was subsequently transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. The pilot reported no significant medical history on his medical certificate application, and no health issues were identified during his most recent physical examination. However, the pilotís wife reported that the pilot had a history of heart disease. An autopsy revealed severe coronary artery atherosclerosis, an enlarged heart, and evidence of hypertensive heart disease, and the autopsy report stated that the cause of death was ďsevere coronary artery atherosclerosis.Ē

Probable Cause: The pilotís incapacitation due to a cardiac event during taxi.



Revision history:

12-Feb-2014 18:28 Geno Added
21-Dec-2016 19:28 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
29-Nov-2017 13:21 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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