Date: November 21, 1998
Time: 17:43
Location: Edgewater, Maryland
Operator: Private
Flight #: ?
Route: Brunswick, GA - Annapolis, MD
AC Type: Burgess RV-6 experimental
Registration: N956DB
cn / ln: 21119
Aboard: 1   (passengers:0  crew:1)
Fatalities: 1   (passengers:0  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: The homebuilt plane was attempting to land at Lee Airport in Maryland when it crashed into Beard's Creek. coming to rest inverted in 18 feet of water. Actor, William Gardner Knight, 56, who was piloting the aircraft was killed. The pilot's failure to maintain adequate altitude/clearance from the trees. Contributing to the accident was the pilot's unfamiliarity with the geographic location and dark night conditions.

Return to Home Page

Copyright Richard Kebabjian / www.planecrashinfo.com