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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 13462
Last updated: 23 November 2017
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Date:04-FEB-1967
Time:13:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA30 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-30-160 Twin Comanche
Owner/operator:Enterprise Flying Inc
Registration: N8195Y
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Wheelless Airport, Dothan, Alabama -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Wheelless Airport, Dothan, Alabama (FAA LID: 37J)
Destination airport:Wheelless Airport, Dothan, Alabama (FAA LID: 37J)
Narrative:
Written off (destroyed) February 4, 1967 when stalled and spun into the ground at Wheelless Airport, Dothan, Alabama: pilot in command failed to obtain/maintain flying speed. Aircraft struck ground in flat spin during multi engine instructional flight. All three persons on board (pilot under training, instructor and examiner) were all killed.

(Wheelless Airport existed between 1965 and 1992 at approximate co ordinates 31.23N, 85.49W: The site of Wheelless Airport was located west of the intersection of Brannon Strand Road & Montrose Court. The airfield is now covered by the Highlands Trail apartment complex/housing development).

Registration N8195Y cancelled by the FAA

Sources:

1. NTSB Identification: MIA67A0082 at https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20946&key=0
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=8195Y
3. http://www.airfields-freeman.com/AL/Airfields_AL_SE.htm#wheelless
4. http://planecrashmap.com/plane/al/N8195Y/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
19-Jan-2017 01:03 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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