Accident Mitsubishi MU-2B-25 N666HB,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 136995
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Date:Tuesday 9 January 1990
Type:Silhouette image of generic MU2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Mitsubishi MU-2B-25
Registration: N666HB
MSN: 281
Year of manufacture:1973
Total airframe hrs:3353 hours
Engine model:GARRETT TPE-331M
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Craig Municipal Airport Jacksonville, Florida -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Craig Municipal Airport, Jacksonville, Florida (CRG/KCRG)
Destination airport:Vero Beach Regional Airport (VRB/KVRB)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The pilot said that, during the take-off roll, the left engine lost power. He subsequently lost directional control and the aircraft departed the left side of the runway. On leaving the runway it struck a runway sign and two runway lights. It then skidded sideways for 3000 feet, crossed the runway and nosed down in a ditch. There were heavy snow showers in progress at the time of the accident and the runway was covered by snow. The pilot (the sole person on board) was uninjured.

The NTSB determined the probable cause to be: Loss of directional control by the pilot during the take-off run. Contributing to the accident were a loss of power on the left engine due to snow ingestion, heavy snow showers in progress and an icy, snow covered runway


1. NTSB Identification: MIA90LA051 at
2. FAA:

Revision history:

04-Mar-2016 18:51 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Mar-2016 18:54 Dr.John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
05-Mar-2016 20:30 Dr.John Smith Updated [Source]
07-Dec-2016 20:16 wf Updated [Operator, Phase, Departure airport]
21-Dec-2016 19:26 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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