Date & Time: Aug 4, 2018 at 1045 LT
Type of aircraft:
United States of America
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The aircraft impacted terrain near Ponca City, Oklahoma. The private rated pilot and 4 passengers were all fatally injured and the airplane was destroyed. The airplane was registered to Jeremiah 29:11 Inc., Independence, Kansas, and operated by a private individual under the provisions of Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 as a personal flight. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the flight which operated without a flight plan. The flight originated from the Ponca City Municipal Airport (KPNC), Ponca City, Oklahoma, and was en route to Independence, Kansas. A witness saw the airplane depart KPNC on runway 17. He reported that the airplane was slow to climb as it departed to the south. He watched the airplane turn right and fly to the north. Another eyewitness reported the airplane impacted a soy bean field and a post impact fire ensued. All major airplane components were found at the accident site.