ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 13561
Last updated: 25 March 2017
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Narrative:Written off (destroyed) February 14, 1969 when crashed at/near Goodwin Field Airport, El Dorado, Union County, Arkansas (at approximate Coordinates 33°13′16″N 092°48′48″W): aircraft undershot, collided with trees and crashed during night landing approach. Aircraft on controlled VFR flight plan, although the flight conditions were IFR weather.
Piper PA-30-160 Twin Comanche
|Owner/operator:||Development Services |
|C/n / msn:|| 30-|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Goodwin Field Airport, El Dorado, Union County, Arkansas -
United States of America
|Destination airport:||Goodwin Field Airport, El Dorado, Arkansas (ELD/KELD)|
The pilot (the sole person on board) was killed. According to the official NTSB report into the accident: "PROBABLE CAUSE(S) - PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED DISTANCE AND ALTITUDE. FACTOR(S) - WEAT HER - LOW CEILING - RAIN - FOG"
1. NTSB Identification: FTW69A0056 at https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=9045&key=0
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=7783Y
||Dr. John Smith
||Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]|