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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 13582
Last updated: 15 October 2019
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Date:06-JAN-1969
Time:20:40 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA31 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-31 Navajo
Owner/operator:Suse Company Inc
Registration: N440DL
C/n / msn: 31-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Jamestown, Tennessee -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed January 6, 1969 in a snowy forest near Jamestown, Tennessee. All six persons on board (crew of two plus four passengers). The NTSB report noted "witnesses heard aircraft circling at a low altitude"

Sources:

1. El Litoral 7 January 1969, page 1
2. NTSB Identification: MIA69A0038 at https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=9094&key=0
3. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?omni=Home-N-Number&nNumberTxt=440DL
4. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1969/archives/crash-of-a-piper-pa-31-navajo-chieftain-in-tennessee-6-killed/]
5. http://planecrashmap.com/plane/tn/N440DL/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
26-Apr-2015 17:43 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
08-Jun-2015 20:45 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
12-Sep-2017 18:38 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]

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