Beech Weekly Accident Update

Piston Beechcraft Accidents 

1/1/2018 through 1/10/2018

Official information from FAA and NTSB sources (unless otherwise noted). Editorial comments (contained in parentheses), year-to-date summary and closing comments are those of the author.  All information is preliminary and subject to change.  Comments are meant solely to enhance flying safety.  Please use these reports to help you more accurately evaluate the potential risks when you make your own decisions about how and when to fly.  © 2017 Mastery Flight Training, Inc.  All Rights Reserved


2017 End-of-Year Report

New reports this week

There are no newly posted FAA preliminary reports this period.


New NTSB reports this week

Events previously reported in the Weekly Accident Update

There are no newly posted FAA preliminary reports this period.

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2018 SUMMARY: Reported Beechcraft piston mishaps, 2018:

Total reported: 0 reports

Environment: (Note: FAA preliminary reports no longer report weather conditions)

Operation in VMC:  0 reports 
Operation in IMC:    0 reports  
Weather “unknown” or “not reported”:  0 reports
Operation at night: 0 reports    

Most Serious Injury
Fatal accidents:  0 reports 
“Serious” injury accidents (not involving fatalities):  0 reports 

Aircraft damage
“Substantial” damage:  0 reports
Aircraft “destroyed”:   0 reports

By Aircraft Type      

Be17 Staggering  0 reports 
Be18 Twin Beech  0 reports
Be19 Sport  0 reports
Be23 Musketeer/Sundowner/Custom III  0 reports
Be24 Sierra  0 reports 
Be33 Bonanza/Debonair  0 reports
Be35 Bonanza  0 reports
Be36 Bonanza  0 reports
Be45 (T-34) Mentor  0 reports
Be55 Baron  0 reports
Be56 Baron  0 reports              
Be58 Baron  0 reports
Be60 Duke  0 reports      
Be76 Duchess  0 reports
Be77 Skipper  0 reports        
Be95 Travel Air  0 reports

(all subject to update per official findings):

Landing gear-related mishaps (0 reports)

Gear collapse during landing  
Gear up landing  
Landing gear collapse during landing//known mechanical failure  
Gear up landing/known mechanical failure  
Gear up landing or gear collapse/alternator/electrical failure  
Gear collapse during taxi  
Gear collapse during touch-and-go
Gear collapse on the ground 
Nosewheel separation after takeoff  

Engine failure (0 reports)

Engine failure in flight  
Engine failure during approach/landing  
Engine failure during takeoff/initial climb
Catastrophic engine failure in flight  
Partial power loss immediately after takeoff  
Engine failure immediately after takeoff/multiengine aircraft  
Engine failure during missed approach in IMC  
Fuel starvation 

Impact during landing (0 reports)

Loss of directional control during landing  
Landed long/runway overrun  
Landed short/Collision with obstacle on final approach  
Collision with animal on runway
Loss of directional control during landing/Snow/Ice
Collision with obstacle on runway  
Hard landing  
Propeller strike during landing  

Miscellaneous (0 reports)

Bird strike  
Taxi into object/another aircraft  
Taxiway excursion  
Autopilot/trim/control system malfunction  
Fixed landing gear failure during landing  
Fire in flight (system unknown)  

Impact during takeoff (0 reports)

Loss of directional control during takeoff  
Runway overrun/failure to climb during takeoff  

Stall/Spin/Loss of Control In Flight (0 reports)

Loss of control/Attempted visual flight in IMC  
Stall/spin/loss of control in flight during multiengine training  
Stall/spin/loss of control during low speed practice  

Controlled Flight into Terrain (0 reports)

Controlled Flight into Terrain/Mountainous/Rapidly Rising Terrain  

Unknown (0 reports)

Forced landing/unknown  
Runway excursion/unknown

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