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
Registration: N47WT
MSN: D-8217
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Franklin, TN -   United States of America
Phase: En route
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
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.


NTSB (photo)



Revision history:

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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