NTSB Identification: CEN14FA249
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, May 23, 2014 in Silver City, NM
Aircraft: RAYTHEON AIRCRAFT COMPANY G36, registration: N536G
Injuries: 4 Fatal.
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. NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.
On May 23, 2014, about 1555 mountain daylight time, a Raytheon G36 airplane, N536G, impacted terrain near Silver City, New Mexico. The private pilot and three passengers were fatally injured. The airplane was destroyed. The airplane was registered to Rural Health Outreach Inc. and operated by the pilot under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 as a personal flight. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the flight that operated without a flight plan. The local flight originated from the Whiskey Creek Airport (94E), Silver City, New Mexico, about 1530.
Several witnesses at 94E saw the airplane just prior to the accident. They stated that the airplane landed at least 3,000 feet down the 5,400-foot long runway. The airplane's engine was heard going to idle before power was reapplied to the engine. The airplane lifted off and departed the runway to the north. The airplane was observed starting a slight climb before it entered a right turn and then descended towards the ground.
The airplane impacted desert terrain near several trailer homes. A post impact fire ensued and consumed a majority of the airplane. The wreckage was retained for further examination.
At 1555, an automated weather reporting station located at the Grant Country Airport (KSVC), located about 8.75 nautical miles southwest of the accident site reported wind from 270 degrees at 21 knots gusting to 28 knots, visibility 10 miles, ceiling broken at 10,000 feet, temperature 70 degrees Fahrenheit (F), dew point 34 degrees F, and a barometric pressure of 30.04 inches of mercury.
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