Date & Time: Jul 11, 2006 at 1735 LT
Operator:
Registration:
N40ST
Flight Type:
Cargo
Survivors:
No
Site:
Plain
Schedule:
Spokane-Seattle
MSN:
31-7405183
YOM:
1974
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
1
Captain / Total flying hours:
1430
Captain / Total hours on type:
102
Aircraft flight hours:
3646
Circumstances:

The pilot, sole occupant, was performing a cargo flight from Spokane to Seattle. During flight, he informed ATC about engine problems and decided to divert to Easton-State airport to make an emergency landing. On final approach, the twin engine aircraft hit a tree with its left wing and crashed in the vicinity of a residential area. The pilot was killed.