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N63995, Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-36, American Eagle EGF, AA, (SFO), Beechcraft C99, PT6A-36, PT6A
Code Number:
TAFV06P15_02
Title:
N63995, Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-36, American Eagle EGF, AA, (SFO), Beechcraft C99, PT6A-36, PT6A
CN: U178
Seats: 17
Mode S Code: 52061334
First flight: 1981
Total airframe hours: 20031
Engines: 2x Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-36

Accident Report:
Status: Final
Date: 16/11/1994
Time: 02:40 PST
Operator: Ameriflight
Registration: N63995
Crew: Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Passengers: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total: Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Airplane damage: Destroyed
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: Avenal, California (USA)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature: Commercial Air Cargo
Departure airport: Burbank/Glendale/Pasadena Airport, California (BUR), USA
Destination airport: Oakland International Airport, California (OAK), USA
Narrative:
The Beech C-99 entered an uncontrolled descent from an altitude of 10500 feet and crashed. Last radar returns indicated a continuing left turn and descent through 5600 feet msl at 18000 feet/min.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Loss of aircraft control at night by the pilot for unknown reasons."

Sources:
Air Safety Week 28.11.1994 (p. 10)
ICAO Adrep Summary 6/95
NTSB
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