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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 13674
Last updated: 6 May 2019
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Date:26-MAR-1970
Time:19:53
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA32 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-32
Owner/operator:Grand Canyon Airlines
Registration: N4121R
C/n / msn: 32-40443
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Colrado Cty, Az -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:KGCN
Destination airport:KLAS
Narrative:
The Grand Canyon Airlines aircraft was chartered by five passengers that were bumped due to overweight issues from a scheduled service flight operated by Air West. The Piper Cherokee 6 departed at night into snowstorm conditions. rcvry date 7/31/70.Pilot reported in snw stm at 9500ft.Svr turbc,stg updfts-dwndfts in vcnty of mtns.

Sources:

NTSB, Newspaper


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
18-May-2010 22:40 LostFlights Updated
06-Jan-2016 08:21 Anon. Updated

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