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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 218856
Last updated: 17 January 2019
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Date:01-DEC-2018
Time:13:20 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C335 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 335
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N79HP
C/n / msn: 335-0047
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:0.5 km NE of Fort Lauderdale-Executive Airport, FL (FXE) -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Ft Lauderdale Exec (KFXE)
Destination airport:Hilliard Airpark (01J)
Narrative:
A Cessna 335 aircraft, N79HP, impacted a building, a therapy center for children with autism, and burst into flames while attempting to carry out an emergency landing at Fort Lauderdale-Executive Airport, Florida, USA (FXE). The aircraft previously contacted FXE Tower reporting that they had a no.1 engine fire. The Tower controller cleared the flight to land on any runway.

Fire services reported both occupants of the aircraft had died. There were five children and eight adults inside the building, one teacher was slightly injured.

A CCTV Footage shows the aircraft sliding at high speed through the parking lot before impacting the building head-on.

Sources:

https://www.wptv.com/news/state/small-plane-crashes-near-warehouse-in-ft-lauderdale
https://www.local10.com/news/local/fort-lauderdale/small-plane-crashes-into-warehouse-sparking-fire-in-fort-lauderdale
https://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/dead-plane-crashes-florida-warehouse-roof-59547221
http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-12/02/c_137645245.htm
https://wsvn.com/news/local/2-dead-after-plane-crashes-into-building-in-fort-lauderdale/

Data__________________________

FXE ATC recording: http://archive-server.liveatc.net/kfxe/KFXE-Twr1-Dec-01-2018-1800Z.mp3
Approximate location of accident: https://goo.gl/maps/rtZrfbzc42U2
http://www.aviationdb.com/Aviation/Aircraft/7/N79HP.shtm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EAK6F4nvofE (CCTV Footage)

NTSB__________________________


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Dec-2018 19:32 gerard57 Added
01-Dec-2018 19:35 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
01-Dec-2018 19:38 gerard57 Updated [Damage]
01-Dec-2018 19:44 harro Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Source, Narrative]
01-Dec-2018 19:52 harro Updated [Narrative]
01-Dec-2018 19:58 harro Updated [Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
01-Dec-2018 20:28 Iceman 29 Updated [Destination airport, Source, Embed code]
01-Dec-2018 21:31 Geno Updated [Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code]
01-Dec-2018 23:03 RobertMB Updated [Source]
02-Dec-2018 02:25 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
02-Dec-2018 02:26 Iceman 29 Updated [Source]
02-Dec-2018 10:34 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
03-Dec-2018 19:47 Anon. Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
03-Dec-2018 20:54 Captain Adam Updated [Source, Narrative]
05-Dec-2018 09:08 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
06-Dec-2018 02:00 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]

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