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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 2754
Last updated: 28 April 2019
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Date:12-JAN-1968
Time:12:25
Type:Silhouette image of generic AC50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aero Commander 500
Owner/operator:Ohio Valley Aviation
Registration: N6248B
C/n / msn: 500-637-3
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Murray, Calloway County, Kentucky -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Photo/air-to-air
Departure airport:Kyle-Oakley Field (CEY/KCEY), Murray, KY
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
Written off 12.01.1968: Was part of a 3 ship flight;Nos 1 and 3 aborted due adverse weather conditions. N6248B was the No.2 aircraft, which struck a 406 feet antenna at Murray, Kentucky, whilst flying at 360 feet agl. NTSB said cause of crash was due to Altimeter being set at 70 feet AGL, giving a false altitude reading. Pilot (sole person aboard) killed

Sources:

1. NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=13887&key=0
2. http://web.archive.org/web/20160125171807/http://www.baaa-acro.com:80/Pays/Etats-Unis/Kentucky.htm
3. https://sites.google.com/site/aerocommanderproductionlist/
4. http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=6248B


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
19-Nov-2014 13:20 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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