Accident Piper PA-30 N7801Y, 28 Mar 1967
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 13508
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Type:Silhouette image of generic PA30 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Piper PA-30
Registration: N7801Y
MSN: 30-880
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Edgartown, Massachusetts -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Martha's Vineyard Airport, Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts (MVY/KMVY)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Written off (destroyed) March 28, 1967 when crashed at Edgartown, Massachusetts; both persons on board (pilot and one passenger) were killed. According to the follow9ng excerpts from the official NTSB report into the accident:

"Both wing outer sections separated in flight from positive overload failure. Pilot in command continued VFR flight into adverse (IFR) flight conditions, and suffered spatial disorientation"


1. NTSB Identification: NYC67A0133 at
2. FAA:

Revision history:

25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
17-Jan-2017 19:47 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source]
17-Jan-2017 19:56 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Jul-2019 18:25 BEAVERSPOTTER Updated [Cn]

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