Accident Piper PA-30-320 Twin Comanche N7267Y, 04 Feb 1965
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Type:Silhouette image of generic PA30 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Piper PA-30-320 Twin Comanche
Owner/operator:William E Stearns
Registration: N7267Y
MSN: 30-303
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Laconia Municipal Airport, Gifford, Laconia, New Hampshire -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Laconia Municipal Airpport, Gifford, Laconia, NH (LCI/KLCI)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Written off (destroyed) February 4 1965 when crashed due to failure of both engines on take off from Laconia Municipal Airport, 65 Aviation Way, Gilford, Laconia, Belknap County, New Hampshire. According to the official NTSB report into the accident: "BOTH ENGINES OVERHEATED. PILOT TOOK OFF WITH TURBO SUPERCHARGERS ON FULL BOOST; COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAME- OUT IN BOTH ENGINES. FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON LAND"

All three persons on board (pilot and two passengers) were uninjured. The registration N7267Y was cancelled by the FAA on March 5 1965


1. NTSB Identification: NYC65F0060 at
2. FAA:

Revision history:

02-Mar-2016 00:03 Dr.John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Nature, Source]
02-Mar-2016 21:14 Dr.John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
02-Mar-2016 21:14 Dr.John Smith Updated [Location]

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