Accident Beechcraft E18S N208UB,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 4655
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Date:Sunday 3 January 1965
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Beechcraft E18S
Owner/operator:Dow-McDonald Co
Registration: N208UB
MSN: BA-331
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Henderson, Ky -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
While in cruising altitude, the propeller blades on the left engine detached. The crew lost control and the airplane dove into the ground and crashed in a lake located near Henderson, Kentucky. The aircraft was destroyed and all four occupants were killed.
- Probable Cause :
The left engine tearaway following the in-flight separation of the propeller blade due to fatigue fracture.



Revision history:

25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
23-Feb-2019 18:35 Captain Adam Updated [Cn, Phase, Nature, Narrative]

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