NTSB Identification: WPR12LA201
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, May 12, 2012 in Pope Valley, CA
Aircraft: BEECH 3NM, registration: N9540
Injuries: 3 Minor.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.


On May 12, 2012, about 1230 Pacific daylight time, a Beech model 3NM twin-engine airplane, N9540, was substantially damaged during a forced landing shortly after takeoff from Pope Valley airport (05CL), Pope Valley, California. The pilot/owner and the 2 passengers received minor injuries. The personal flight was conducted under the provisions of Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed, and no Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) flight plan was filed for the flight.

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