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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 13647
Last updated: 12 June 2019
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Date:23-FEB-1979
Time:19:58 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic PAY2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-31T Cheyenne I
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N6123A
C/n / msn: 31T-7804008
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Baltimore/Washington International Airport, Baltimore, Maryland -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Lynchburg Regional Airport, Lynchburg, Virginia (LYH/KLYH)
Destination airport:Baltimore/Washington International Airport, Linthicum, Maryland (KBWI)
Narrative:
Written off (destroyed) February 23, 1979 when crashed on landing at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, Linthicum, in northern unincorporated Anne Arundel County, Maryland. Aircraft hit wires during approach to Martin State Airport (MTN/KMTN) nine miles east of Baltimore, Maryland; diverted to Baltimore/Washington International Airport, trailing 1,500 feet of wire.

Aircraft caught fire after impact, and three of the four persons on board (crew of two plus two passengers) were killed. Only one passenger survived, although seriously injured.

Registration N6123A belatedly cancelled by the FAA on January 21, 1989 - almost ten years after the accident

Sources:

1. NTSB Identification: IAD79FA033 at https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=36796&key=0
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?omni=Home-N-Number&nNumberTxt=6123A
3. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1979/archives/crash-of-a-piper-pa-31-cheyenne-in-baltimore-3-killed/]
4. http://planecrashmap.com/plane/md/N6123A/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
06-Aug-2017 19:05 TB Updated [Aircraft type]
09-Sep-2017 15:34 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Sep-2017 16:18 Dr. John Smith Updated [Destination airport, Narrative]

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