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Last updated: 20 October 2021
Date:Thursday 20 August 2020
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 200 Super King Air
Operator:Bomac Air
Registration: N198DM
MSN: BB-1198
First flight: 1984
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-42
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Chicago/Rockford International Airport, IL (RFD) (   United States of America)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:Chicago/Rockford International Airport, IL (RFD/KRFD), United States of America
Destination airport:?
A Beechcraft 200 Super King Air, was destroyed following a takeoff accident at Chicago/Rockford International Airport (KRFD), Chicago/Rockford, Illinois.
The purpose of the flight was to relocation the airplane to the pilot's home base near Wayne, Illinois. The airplane was at a repair station at Rockford Airport for maintenance work. Preliminary flight track data showed the pilot initiated a takeoff from runway 19. During the takeoff, the airplane departed controlled flight and impacted terrain. The airplane came to rest on a flat grass field to the east of runway 19 on airport property.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation ongoing
Accident number: CEN20LA352

Loss of control



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