Pilot Dead After Fatal Crash In Desert

One person lost their life when their aircraft went down in Arizona on December 11, close to the Nevada border, as reported by the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies were sent to a report of an aircraft going down around five miles outside of Bullhead City at around 4 o’clock in the afternoon.

A resident in the Topock and Golden Shores neighborhoods reported seeing thick black smoke near the power lines around five miles outside of town, as stated in a press release issued by the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office.

The person escorted deputies to the scene of the accident after they reached the pilot’s home. Not long after that, a second individual claimed to have been with the pilot, who was still alive but in severe condition.

Reports show that at the site of the accident, police discovered the pilot was in serious condition. Later, at a hospital in Las Vegas, he passed away from his injuries. The pilot’s name is not known just yet.

According to authorities, a Beech A36 jet reportedly reported engine failure shortly after taking off from Sun Valley-Bison-Fort Mohave Airport, which is close to the border between Arizona and California. According to reports, no other passengers were on board when the accident occurred.

News reports reportedly reached deputies, indicating the pilot had engine problems shortly after takeoff from Sun Valley-Bison-Fort Mohave Airport.

To determine what caused the disaster, the NTSB and the FAA are conducting investigations.

According to a report, Arizona has now recorded two plane crashes resulting in fatalities. On Friday, December 8, authorities in Pinal County acted on an accident near Eloy.

The mishap in Eloy happened around 1:30 in the afternoon in the Toltec neighborhood near Estrella Road and Frontier Street. Reports indicate the Skystar Kitfox Series 5 aircraft went down shortly after takeoff from Eloy Municipal Airport.