Preliminary Report: Dual power loss downs King Air

 - November 25, 2009, 4:31 AM

Hawker Beechcraft King Air B100, Aurora, Texas, Oct. 6, 2009–The commercial pilot and three passengers were seriously injured and the turboprop twin was substantially damaged when it crashed after both engines lost power during the Part 91 flight from Wiley Post Airport in Oklahoma City to Fort Worth Meacham International Airport. According to a witness, the King Air’s engines were making a “popping” sound and the propellers were still turning as it descended. Examination of the wreckage showed the landing gear and flaps appeared to be configured for landing.