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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 123200
Last updated: 17 November 2019
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Date:14-APR-1970
Time:1:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA31 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-31 Navajo
Owner/operator:Continental Md
Registration: N411AA
C/n / msn: 31-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tallahassee International Airport, Tallahassee, Florida -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:St. Petersburg–Clearwater International Airport, St Petersburg, Florid
Destination airport:Tallahassee, Florida (TLH/KTLH)
Narrative:
Written off (destroyed) April 14, 1970; collided with trees on final approach to Tallahassee International Airport, five miles southwest of downtown Tallahassee, in Leon County, Florida. According to the official NTSB report into the accident "pilot in command - Improper IFR operation". Aircraft destroyed when caught fire after impact with trees. Of the four persons on board (pilot and three passengers) all survived, albeit severely injured.

Sources:

1. NTSB Identification: MIA70FLA19 at https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=3602&key=0
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?omni=Home-N-Number&nNumberTxt=411AA
3. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1970/archives/crash-of-a-piper-pa-31-navajo-chieftain-in-tallahassee/]


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Sep-2017 19:13 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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