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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 13631
Last updated: 21 November 2019
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Date:11-FEB-1975
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA31 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-31-350 Navajo
Owner/operator:Spa Flying Service Inc
Registration: N61446
C/n / msn: 31-7405472
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Guerra, Jim Hogg County, Texas -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off (destroyed) 11 February 1975 when flew into the the ground in an uncontrolled descent at Guerra, Jim Hogg County, Texas [at approximate co ordinates 2652′57″N, 9853′40″W]. Aircraft caught fire on impact, killing the 28-year-old pilot (sole person on board). Recovery date of wreckage was on 19 June 1975. Date of accident presumed.

Registration N61446 cancelled by the FAA on August 20, 1975

Sources:

1. NTSB Identification: FTW75HF073 at https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=48219&key=0
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=61446
3. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1975/archives/crash-of-a-piper-pa-31-navajo-chieftain-in-texas-1-killed/]
4. http://planecrashmap.com/plane/tx/N61446/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
27-Apr-2015 20:21 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
23-Sep-2017 22:29 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
23-Sep-2017 22:30 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type]

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