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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 225931
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Time:09:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE36 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft A36 Bonanza
Owner/operator:RI Aviation Services LLC
Registration: N8014T
MSN: E-2561
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mattituck, Suffolk County, Long Island, NY -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Long Island MacArthur Airport (KISP/ISP)
Destination airport:Bedford-Hanscom Field, MA (BED/KBED)
Following a loss of engine power, the aircraft impacted a farm field during an attempted emergency landing in Mattituck, Suffolk County, Long Island, New York. The aircraft was destroyed and the two occupants received fatal injures. A dog survived the crash.

About 0911:52, at 3,325 ft and 107 knots groundspeed, about 1 mile north of the shoreline near Northville, New York, the airplane's track turned right from its on-course heading of 060, and the target began a descent. The airplane turned to about 120 and at 0912:41 it crossed the shoreline at Suffolk, New York at 2,175 ft and 88 knots. About that time, the pilot contacted air traffic control and announced the airplane had experienced "engine failure" and that he would perform a forced landing in a field.

The controller assigned the airplane a discrete transponder code and requested information from the pilot. During the exchange, the pilot again announced his intention to "land in a field." About one minute later, the controller transmitted that radar contact was lost, and there were no further communications from the airplane.

The radar track showed that the airplane turned eastbound approximately over New York State Route 48. The airplane continued to descend over SR48, before it entered a tight left turn, reversed course to the west around the commercial farm, where the target disappeared. The last radar target was depicted at 25 ft and 88 knots about 200 ft east of the accident site.

Surveillance video recorded depicted the airplane at low altitude in a steep left bank as it turned from a northerly to a westerly heading, contacted the ground, and disappeared out of the camera's view. A dark plume of smoke appeared immediately after.

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Revision history:

08-Jun-2019 16:34 Captain Adam Added
08-Jun-2019 16:38 Captain Adam Updated [Departure airport]
08-Jun-2019 17:57 RobertMB Updated [Time, Location, Nature, Narrative]
08-Jun-2019 22:28 Captain Adam Updated [Registration, Operator, Source]
09-Jun-2019 01:32 RobertMB Updated [Cn, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
09-Jun-2019 06:42 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code]
09-Jun-2019 08:12 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
09-Jun-2019 10:41 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Source]
18-Jun-2019 19:53 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Narrative]
08-Mar-2020 08:20 Anon. Updated [Embed code]

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