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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 4655
Last updated: 5 June 2019
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Date:03-JAN-1965
Time:14:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft E18S
Owner/operator:Dow-McDonald Co
Registration: N208UB
C/n / msn: BA-331
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Henderson, Ky -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
While in cruising altitude, the propeller blades on the left engine detached. The crew lost control and the airplane dove into the ground and crashed in a lake located near Henderson, Kentucky. The aircraft was destroyed and all four occupants were killed.
- Probable Cause :
The left engine tearaway following the in-flight separation of the propeller blade due to fatigue fracture.

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
23-Feb-2019 18:35 Captain Adam Updated [Cn, Phase, Nature, Narrative]

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