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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 13587
Last updated: 12 October 2019
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Date:20-JAN-1968
Time:12:17 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA31 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-31 Navajo
Owner/operator:Aero Flight Inc
Registration: N9098Y
C/n / msn: 31-134
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tobaccoville, Stokes County, North Carolina -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off (destroyed) 20 January 1968 when crashed at Tobaccoville, Stokes County, North Carolina [at approximate co ordinates at 3613′50″N 8021′48″W]. Pilot is believed to have been practising stalls. Aircraft entered flat spin, and did not recover. Aircraft caught fire on impact, killing all six persons on board (two crew and four passengers).

Registration N9098Y cancelled by the FAA on 12 February 1968

Sources:

1. NTSB Identification: DIA68A0031 at http://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/NTSB.Aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=14207&key=0
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=9098Y
3. http://baaa-acro.maleo.net/1968/archives/crash-of-a-piper-pa-31-navajo-chieftain-in-north-carolina-6-killed/
4. http://planecrashmap.com/plane/nc/N9098Y/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
26-Apr-2015 17:33 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
12-Sep-2017 18:23 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Narrative]

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