Saturday, February 06, 2021

Beechcraft B300 King Air 350, N862UP: Accident occurred January 13, 2021 at Myrtle Beach International Airport (KMYR), Horry County, South Carolina

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. Any errors in this report will be corrected when the final report has been completed.

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

Additional Participating Entity:
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Enfield, Connecticut

Investigation Docket - National Transportation Safety Board: 

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Location: Myrtle Beach, SC
Accident Number: ERA21LA115
Date & Time: January 13, 2021, 21:00 Local
Registration: N862UP
Aircraft: Beech 300 
Injuries: 1 Serious, 4 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 135: Air taxi & commuter - Non-scheduled

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Beech
Registration: N862UP
Model/Series: 300 
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Amateur Built: No
Operating Certificate(s) Held: On-demand air taxi (135)
Operator Designator Code:

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: VMC 
Condition of Light: Night
Observation Facility, Elevation: KSUT,25 ft msl
Observation Time: 21:15 Local
Distance from Accident Site: 5 Nautical Miles 
Temperature/Dew Point: 9°C /6°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: Wind
Speed/Gusts, Direction: / ,
Lowest Ceiling: 
Visibility: 10 miles
Altimeter Setting: 29.92 inches Hg 
Type of Flight Plan Filed: IFR
Departure Point: Naples, FL (APF)
Destination: Norfolk, VA (OPF)

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 2 None 
Aircraft Damage: None
Passenger Injuries: 1 Serious, 2 None
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: N/A 
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 1 Serious, 4 None 
Latitude, Longitude: 34.0104,-78.0584 (est)


  1. Nope. Female passenger was injured (broken rib and cut on head) during encounter with turbulence during cruise at FL29.