Accident Piper PA-30 Twin Comanche N7208Y,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 13441
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Date:Thursday 30 January 1964
Time:12:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA30 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Piper PA-30 Twin Comanche
Owner/operator:Southwest Air Rangers
Registration: N7208Y
MSN: 30-234
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Priddy, Mills County, Northwestern Central Texas -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Albuquerque International Airport (ABQ/KABQ)
Destination airport:Comanche County–City Airport, Commanche, Texas (KMKN/MKN)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Written off (destroyed) January 30 1964 when crashed at Priddy, Mills County in Northwestern Central Texas. Aircraft Collided with trees in fog, crashed during low pass in rain, and caught fire after impact. Both persons on board (pilot and one passenger) were killed. According to the official NTSB report into the accident: "PILOT IN COMMAND - EXERCISED POOR JUDGMENT; CONTINUED VFR FLIGHT INTO ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS"

Registration N7208Y cancelled by the FAA on December 30, 1970 (six years later)

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: UNK64X0401
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 11 months
Download report: Final report


1. NTSB Identification:
2. FAA:

Revision history:

25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
06-Jan-2016 09:15 JINX Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
01-Mar-2016 22:26 Dr.John Smith Updated [Location, Nature, Source, Narrative]
02-Mar-2016 20:24 Dr.John Smith Updated [Narrative]
18-Jan-2017 13:55 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]

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