ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 4187
Last updated: 22 October 2019
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Type:Silhouette image of generic BE18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft E18S
Registration: N918X
C/n / msn: BA-99
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Acworth, GA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
The pilot lost control of the plane at cruise altitude, the aircraft eventually crashed into a lake located near Acworth, Georgia. The aircraft was destroyed and the pilot, sole on board, was killed. The airplane was owned by C. W. Matthews.
- Probable Cause :
Loss of control in flight caused by the lower left wing spar (elliptical steel tube) failure due to fatigue fracture.



Safety recommendations:

Safety recommendation A-67-18 issued 5 May 1967 by NTSB

Related books:

Revision history:

25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
23-Feb-2019 19:08 Captain Adam Updated [Cn, Operator, Phase, Nature, Narrative]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description