Factual Report: King Air Crashes on Takeoff

Aviation International News » June 2010
May 27, 2010, 6:00 AM

Hawker Beechcraft King Air B200, Punta Chivato, Mexico, Nov. 8, 2008–N200JL was destroyed and the sole pilot/occupant was killed when it crashed shortly after takeoff from Punta Chivato Airstrip. According to witnesses, the King Air barely cleared a small hill and appeared to lose airspeed and slow its climb. The turboprop twin then stalled, crashed and burned. The accident is being investigated by the Mexican government with technical assistance from Hawker Beechcraft, Hartzell and Pratt & Whitney Canada.

Share this...

Please Register

In order to leave comments you will now need to be a registered user. This change in policy is to protect our site from an increased number of spam comments. Additionally, in the near future you will be able to better manage your AIN subscriptions via this registration system. If you already have an account, click here to log in. Otherwise, click here to register.