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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 12679
Last updated: 24 February 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee
Owner/operator:Anderson Aviation Sales Co Inc
Registration: N6703J
C/n / msn: 28-24398
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Oracle, Arizona -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Peppersauce Airstrip, near Oracle, Arizona
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Written off (destroyed) July 3, 1968: Crashed near Orcale, Arizona, while caught in a in downdraft during a low pass up a mountain canyon. According to the NTSB accident report: "PROBABLE CAUSE(S) - PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IN-FLIGHT DECISIONS OR PLANNING. MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - UNWARRANTED LOW FLYING"

Aircraft caught fire after impact: of the pilot and two passengers on board, only the pilot survived. Registration N6703J cancelled by the FAA on June 18, 1970


1. NTSB Identification: LAX69A0001 at
2. FAA:

Revision history:

25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
26-Aug-2016 11:43 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Cn]
10-Sep-2016 16:58 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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