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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 36087
Last updated: 26 April 2019
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Date:03-DEC-1997
Time:08:42
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft G35 Bonanza
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N4404D
C/n / msn: D-4632
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Gulf of Mexico -   Atlantic Ocean
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Crestview, FL (CEW)
Destination airport:New Orleans, LA (NEW)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The private pilot was initially on a VFR flight from Crestview, Florida, to New Orleans, Louisiana, and had requested flight following from Gulfport Approach Control. The pilot encountered weather, requested and received an IFR clearance and vectors around the weather. The airplane disappeared from radar after the pilot acknowledged the IFR clearance. The airplane is missing and is presumed destroyed. The private pilot is missing and is presumed to be fatally injured. The passenger's body was located on 2/16/98, in the Gulf of Mexico. CAUSE: undetermined.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001208X09345


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:22 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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