Accident Beechcraft V35 Bonanza N47WT,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 387967
 
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Date:Wednesday 15 May 2024
Time:c. 12:01 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Beechcraft V35 Bonanza
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N47WT
MSN: D-8217
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Category:Accident
Location:near Franklin, TN -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Louisiana Regional Airport, LA (KREG)
Destination airport:Louisville-Bowman Field, KY (LOU/KLOU)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
A Beechcraft V35 Bonanza, N47WT, was destroyed following an inflight breakup near Franklin, Tennessee. There are three reported fatalities at this point.

ADS-B data shows that the airplane was cruising at an altitude of about 7000 feet before it slightly changed course and climbed to 9600 feet. A few seconds later, the airplane entered a rapid descent with an average rate of about -4000 fpm.

Aircraft was equiped with wx radar installed on the right wing. The radome can be seen in the wreckage photos.

Sources:

https://www.wsmv.com/2024/05/15/small-plane-crash-reported-williamson-county/
https://fox17.com/news/local/small-plane-crash-reported-in-williamson-county-franklin-tennessee-tn-local-news
https://www.yahoo.com/news/plane-crash-reported-williamson-county-174702152.html

NTSB
https://www.flightaware.com/live/flight/N47WT/history/20240515/1310Z/KREG/KLOU
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/n47wt#353ab9a8
https://globe.adsbexchange.com/?icao=a5c0c7

https://cdn.jetphotos.com/full/4/51410_1360067314.jpg (photo)
https://www.wsmv.com/2024/05/15/small-plane-crash-reported-williamson-county/

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Media:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-May-2024 18:35 Captain Adam Added
15-May-2024 18:59 ASN Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source]
15-May-2024 19:11 RobertMB Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Nature, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
15-May-2024 22:25 Captain Adam Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative, Category]
16-May-2024 06:24 Captain Adam Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative, Category]
16-May-2024 09:56 Anon. Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source]
16-May-2024 12:01 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
20-May-2024 05:30 N35MS Updated [Narrative]

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