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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 4187
Last updated: 22 October 2019
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Date:28-APR-1967
Time:12:05
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft E18S
Owner/operator:Private
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
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
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.

Sources:

NTSB

Safety recommendations:

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


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Revision history:

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

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