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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 10136
Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic MU2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mitsubishi MU-2B-25
Owner/operator:Orion SA Mexico
Registration: XB-LIJ
MSN: 259
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Beloit, Kansas -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Laredo International Airport, Laredo, Texas (LRD/KLRD)
Destination airport:San Angelo Regional Airport, San Angelo, Texas (SJT/KSJT)
Written off (destroyed) September 30 1975 when crashed near Beloit, Kansas: aircraft crashed 500 nautical miles beyond planned destination of San Angelo, Texas. Aircraft was operating on a ferry/positioning flight Monterrey (Mexico)-Laredo-San Angelo. The pilot (the sole person on board) was killed. Probable cause of crashed was pilot error and pilot incapacitation due to alcohol: the NTSB report notes that the pilots "Blood alcohol level 195 mg %". Hypoxia (oxygen starvation) may have also afflicted the pilot. Aircraft caught fire after impact, and was burnt out.


1. NTSB Identification: MKC75AK023 at

Revision history:

25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
19-May-2017 20:04 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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