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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 10673
Last updated: 31 July 2019
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Date:21-JUN-1967
Time:14:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic NAVI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American L-17A Navion
Owner/operator:Henry G Kurz
Registration: N9645C
C/n / msn: NAV-4-1049
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Ketchum, Idaho -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Smiley Creek Airport, Ketchum, Idaho (DAA LID: U87)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Ex-USAF 47-1343 (MSN NAV-4-1049) was registered as N9645C from September 1, 1964, deregistered May 4, 1971. The plane crashed June 21, 1967 and was destroyed, with two fatalities (pilot and one passenger) and one serious injury (the other passenger), after continuing VFR flight into IFR conditions near Ketchum, Idaho. Per the NTSB report "pilot, not experienced in maintaining flight, attempted to fly through mountain pass shrouded by clouds."

Sources:

1. NTSB Identification: SEA67A0075 at https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=18948&key=0
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=9645C
3. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1946.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
01-Jan-2017 18:10 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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