Accident Piper PA-30-160 Twin Comanche N8411Y,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 13519
 
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Date:Wednesday 6 September 1967
Time:09:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA30 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Piper PA-30-160 Twin Comanche
Owner/operator:US Auto Club
Registration: N8411Y
MSN: 30-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Category:Accident
Location:Crawfordsville, Union Township, Montgomery County, Indiana -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Crawfordsville Municipal Airport, Crawfordsville, Indiana (CFJ/KCFJ)
Destination airport:Crawfordsville Municipal Airport, Crawfordsville, Indiana (CFJ/KCFJ)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
Written off (destroyed) September 6 1967 when crashed at Crawfordsville, Union Township, Montgomery County, Indiana: stalled and spun into the ground, killing both persons on board (instructor and pilot under training). Aircraft caught fire on impact with the ground: student pilot training for multi-engine rating, student pilot no prior multi-engine experience.

Per the official NTSB report into the accident: "PROBABLE CAUSE(S) - PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO OBTAIN/ MAINTAIN FLYING SPEED"

Accident investigation:
  
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: CHI68A0024
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 5 months
Download report: Final report

Sources:

1. NTSB Identification: CHI68A0024 at https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=16738&key=0
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=8411Y
3. http://planecrashmap.com/plane/in/N8411Y/
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crawfordsville_Municipal_Airport

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
14 February 1969 N7783Y Development Services 1 Goodwin Field Airport, El Dorado, Union County, Arkansas w/o
13 May 1969 N8672Y Private 6 Ripon, San Joaquin County, California w/o
30 June 1969 N8609Y Delware Aviation 2 Rancocas, Westampton Township, Burlington County, New Jersey w/o
4 September 1970 N8636Y Private 2 Prince George Airport, Prince George, British Columbia sub
21 September 1974 N8753Y Private 0 Rosenbaum Field Airport, Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin w/o
Fuel starvation
5 August 1976 N1139T Private 0 Grayson Airport, Summerton, Clarendon County, South Carolina w/o
Collision with pole or wires

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
20-Jan-2017 20:13 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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