Pilot Contacted ATC, Declared “Engine-Out” And Requested To Change The Destination

Location: Las Vegas, NV Accident Number: WPR21LA030
Date & Time: October 29, 2020, 09:39 Local Registration: N101G
Aircraft: Cessna 310 Injuries: 2 Fatal
Flight Conducted Under:

On October 29, 2020, about 0939 Pacific daylight time, a Cessna 310, N101G was destroyed when it was involved in an accident near Henderson, Nevada. The pilot and the passenger sustained fatal injuries. The airplane was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 personal flight.

The pilot departed North Las Vegas Airport (VGT), Las Vegas, Nevada at 0929 en route to Gillespie Field Airport (SEE), San Diego/El Cajon, California. At 0935, the pilot contacted Air Traffic Control (ATC), declared “engine-out” and requested to change the destination to Henderson Executive Airport (HND), Las Vegas, Nevada. About three minutes later, the airplane crashed 4.5 miles northwest of HND Airport.

The airplane was secured for further examination.

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