Date & Time: Jul 3, 2007 at 0606 LT
Type of aircraft:
Beechcraft 90 King Air
Registration:
N47LC
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Private
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Carlsbad-Tucson
MSN:
LW-064
YOM:
1973
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
2
Captain / Total flying hours:
1177
Captain / Total hours on type:
284
Aircraft flight hours:
9032
Circumstances:
After takeoff from Carlsbad-McClellan-Palomar airport runway 24, while flying at 55 feet high, the twin engine aircraft hit power cable (230,000 volts) and crashed in flames on a golf course. Both occupants were killed while a worker on ground was slightly injured.