Sunday, July 25, 2021

Piper PA-46-350P Malibu Mirage, N6074A: Accident occurred March 14, 2021 at Mustang Beach Airport (KRAS), Port Aransas, Texas

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; San Antonio, Texas

Investigation Docket - National Transportation Safety Board:

Location: Port Aransas, TX
Accident Number: CEN21LA163
Date & Time: March 14, 2021, 14:00 Local
Registration: N6074A
Aircraft: PIPER AIRCRAFT INC PA 46-350P 
Injuries: 2 None 
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation - Personal

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Registration: N6074A
Model/Series: PA 46-350P
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Amateur Built: No
Operator: On file
Operating Certificate(s) Held: None
Operator Designator Code:

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: VMC
Condition of Light: Day
Observation Facility, Elevation: KRAS,5 ft msl
Observation Time: 13:55 Local
Distance from Accident Site: 0 Nautical Miles
Temperature/Dew Point: 17°C /17°C
Lowest Cloud Condition:
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: 17 knots / , 320°
Lowest Ceiling: Broken / 500 ft AGL 
Visibility: 10 miles
Altimeter Setting: 29.94 inches Hg
Type of Flight Plan Filed: IFR
Departure Point: Fort Worth, TX (FTW)
Destination: Port Aransas, TX

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 2 None 
Aircraft Damage: Unknown
Passenger Injuries:
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: 
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 2 None
Latitude, Longitude: 27.8197,-97.0925