Date & Time: Mar 1, 2018 at 1100 LT
Type of aircraft:
Beechcraft 60 Duke
Registration:
N77MM
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Private
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Plain
Schedule:
Addison – Mexia
MSN:
P-587
YOM:
1982
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
En route from Addison to Mexia, Texas, the pilot encountered engine problems and elected to divert to the nearest airport. Eventually, he decided to attempt an emergency landing in an open field when the twin engine aircraft struck trees and crash landed in a prairie. The pilot was uninjured while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.