Thursday, July 04, 2019

Beechcraft B23 Musketeer, N7618R: Accident occurred July 04, 2019 in Vaiden, Carroll County, Mississippi

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Jackson, Mississippi

NTSB Identification: CEN19CA205
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Thursday, July 04, 2019 in Vaiden, MS
Aircraft: Beech 23, registration: N7618R

NTSB investigators will use data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator, and will not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.

Aircraft crashed during an attempted landing at a private grass strip.

Date: 04-JUL-19
Time: 17:05:00Z
Regis#: N7618R
Aircraft Make: BEECH
Aircraft Model: BE23
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: MINOR
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91

VAIDEN, Mississippi (WTVA) - A small plane, carrying four people on board, crashed in Carroll County Thursday afternoon.

Minor and non-life-threatening injuries were reported, according to the Carroll County Sheriff’s Department.

Emergency responders rushed to the scene at approximately 2 p.m. in the Vaiden area.

Two adults and two children occupied the single-engine plane, reports the sheriff's department.

The pilot was transported from the scene with non-life-threatening injuries, and the three other occupants were transported to a local hospital with minor injuries, according to the Carroll County Sheriff’s Department.

The sheriff's department reports the plane departed from a Winona airport and was trying to land on a private airstrip when the crash happened.

The crash is under investigation.

Original article can be found here ➤


  1. With one wing separated, tension on its associated aileron cable probably pulled up the aileron.