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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 11816
Last updated: 2 April 2021
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Date:20-SEP-1969
Time:01:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-23 Aztec
Owner/operator:Louisville Flying Service Inc
Registration: N6834Y
C/n / msn: 27-4174
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Seneca Rocks, Pendleton County, West Virginia -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Boston, Massacheusetts
Destination airport:Somerset, Kentucky
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
Written off (destroyed) September 20, 1969 due to a CFIT (Controlled Flight Into Terrain) near Seneca Rocks, Pendleton County, West Virginia (at approximate co ordinates 38.8 N, 79.22 W): Weather Forecast, mountain ridges obscured by fog. Pilot in command continued VFR flight into adverse weather conditions.

Aircraft was in level flight attitude, struck trees approximately 50 feet below top of mountain ridge. Both person on board (pilot and one passenger) killed

Sources:

1. NTSB Identification: IAD70A0022 at https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=5851&key=0
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?omni=Home-N-Number&nNumberTxt=6834Y
3. http://planecrashmap.com/plane/wv/N6834Y/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
22-Nov-2016 16:46 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
22-Nov-2016 16:46 Dr.John Smith Updated [Location]
22-Nov-2016 16:47 Dr.John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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