ASN Aircraft accident Morane Saulnier MS.760B Paris II N760M Evadale, TX
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Date:Saturday 3 May 1969
Type:Silhouette image of generic MS76 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Morane Saulnier MS.760B Paris II
Operator:C.L. Hall
Registration: N760M
MSN: 49
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Evadale, TX (   United States of America)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Departure airport:Evadale Landing Strip, TX (EVA), United States of America
Destination airport:Slidell Airport, LA (KASD), United States of America
Struck trees 1000 feet beyond the runway end and crashed.

Probable Cause:

pilot in command - inadequate preflight preparation and/or planning
pilot in command - misjudged clearance


Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Ground



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Distance from Evadale Landing Strip, TX to Slidell Airport, LA as the crow flies is 406 km (253 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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