ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 13514
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Narrative:Written off (destroyed) December 29, 1969 when crashed during the initial climb out phase from Harold Davidson Field, Vermillion, South Dakota: aircraft took off into fog at night, stalled, spun into the ground, and collided with trees. The two persons on board (pilot and one passenger) were killed. According to the official NTSB report into the accident: "Pilot in Command - Initiated flight into adverse weather conditions"
Piper PA-30-160 Twin Comanche
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2|
|Aircraft damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Harold Davidson Field, Vermillion, South Dakota -
United States of America
|Phase:|| Initial climb|
|Departure airport:||Harold Davidson Field, Vermillion, South Dakota (VMR/KVMR)|
|Destination airport:||Fort Collins, Colorado (FAA LID: 3V5)|
|Confidence Rating:|| Accident investigation report completed and information captured|
Wreckage not recovered for two days - Recovery date December 31 1969. Registration N7201Y cancelled by the FAA on July 15, 1971.
1. NTSB Identification: MKC70A0037 at https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=4918&key=0
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=7201Y
||Dr. John Smith
||Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]|
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