Monday, February 12, 2018

Beech G35, N4654D, registered to a private individual and operated by the pilot: Accident occurred February 08, 2018 at Batesville Regional Airport (KBVX), Independence County, Arkansas

The National Transportation Safety Board did not travel to the scene of this accident. 

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Little Rock, Arkansas 

Aviation Accident Preliminary Report - National Transportation Safety Board:

Location: Batesville, AR
Accident Number: CEN18LA099
Date & Time: 02/08/2018, 1415 CST
Registration: N4654D
Aircraft: BEECH G35
Injuries: N/A
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General Aviation - Business 

On February 8, 2018, about 1415 central standard time, a Beech model G35 airplane, N4654D, sustained substantial damage to the aft fuselage and tail during a flutter encounter during cruise descent while approaching to land at Batesville Regional Airport (BVX), near Batesville, Arkansas. The pilot was not injured. The aircraft was registered to a private individual and operated by the pilot under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 as a business flight. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the flight, which was not on a flight plan. The flight originated from the Beaufort County Airport (ARW), Beaufort, South Carolina, at an unconfirmed time. 

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Manufacturer: BEECH
Registration: N4654D
Model/Series: G35 NO SERIES
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Amateur Built: No 
Operating Certificate(s) Held: None 

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

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Departure Point: BEAUFORT, SC (ARW)
Destination: BATESVILLE, AR (BVX) 

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: N/A
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: N/A
Aircraft Fire: Unknown
Ground Injuries: N/A
Aircraft Explosion: Unknown
Total Injuries: N/A
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