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Last updated: 2 December 2021
Datum:Mittwoch 16 November 1994
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic BE99 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft C99 Commuter
Kennzeichen: N63995
Werknummer: U-178
Baujahr: 1981
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-36
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Avenal, CA (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Flug von:Burbank/Glendale/Pasadena Airport, CA (BUR/KBUR), USA
Flug nach:Oakland International Airport, CA (OAK/KOAK), USA
The Beech entered an uncontrolled descent from 10500 feet and crashed. Last radar returns indicated a continuing left turn and descent through 5600 feet msl at 18000 feet/min.

Probable Cause:

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

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 11 months
Accident number: LAX95FA035
Download report: Summary report

» Air Safety Week 28 November 1994 (p. 10)
» ICAO Adrep Summary 6/95 (#4)
» Scramble 189(63)


photo of Beechcraft-C99-N63995
accident date: 16-11-1994
type: Beechcraft C99
registration: N63995

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Burbank/Glendale/Pasadena Airport, CA to Oakland International Airport, CA as the crow flies is 520 km (325 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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