Date & Time: Sep 25, 2018 at 0551 LT
Operator:
Registration:
N241CK
Flight Type:
Ferry
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Detroit - Oscoda
MSN:
BB-272
YOM:
1977
Flight number:
K985
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
The pilot, sole on board, was completing a ferry flight from Detroit-Willow Run (Ypsilanti) Airport to Oscoda-Wurtsmith, Michigan. While approaching by night, he lost control of the airplane that crashed in flames in a wooded area located about 4 miles short of runway 06 threshold. The aircraft was destroyed by impact forces and a post crash fire and the pilot was killed.