Accident Beechcraft V35 Bonanza N78BL, Monday 5 January 1987
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Date:Monday 5 January 1987
Time:23:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Beechcraft V35 Bonanza
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N78BL
MSN: D-7979
Engine model:CONTINENTAL IO-520-B/BA
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Category:Accident
Location:Palm City, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
THE ACFT WAS ATTEMPTING TO LAND ON THE SOUTHBOUND LANE OF A CLOSED PORTION OF INTERSTATE 95 & STRUCK A LARGE TREE WITH THE RIGHT WING, HIT THE GROUND, FLIPPED OVER, CAME TO REST INVERTED & WAS CONSUMED BY POST CRASH FIRE. THE POLICE OFFICERS AT THE ACCIDENT SCENE REPORTED THAT APPROXIMATELY 15 BALES OF MARAJUANA WEIGHING APRX 459 POUNDS WERE FOUND ON THE ACFT. CAUSE:

Sources:

NTSB: http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001213X30115

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6 January 1987 N78BL Private Palm City, FL w/o

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:24 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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