Accident Piper PA-30 Twin Comanche N7037Y, 15 Jan 1964
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 13480
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Type:Silhouette image of generic PA30 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Piper PA-30 Twin Comanche
Registration: N7037Y
MSN: 30-40
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Whitehaven, Memphis, Tennessee -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Memphis Municipal Airport, TN (MEM/KMEM)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Written off (destroyed) 15 January 1964 when crashed at Whitehaven, a suburb of Memphis, Tennessee. According to the official NTSB report into the accident: "Engines failed due to fuel starvation; aircraft unable to maintain height & crashed during off airfield forced landing. Pilot failed to obtain/maintain optimum flying speed during initial climb out from Memphis Municipal Airport, TN. Passenger inadvertently turned off fuel selector". All three persons on board (pilot and two passengers) were killed


1. NTSB Identification:

Revision history:

25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
28-Dec-2015 13:53 JINX Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
29-Feb-2016 20:25 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Jul-2019 11:55 BEAVERSPOTTER Updated [Cn]

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