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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 3357
Last updated: 10 July 2020
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Date:19-JUL-1969
Time:16:12
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE23 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 23
Owner/operator:Lt Ben L Kegley US Navy
Registration: N2329J
C/n / msn: M-274
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Selbyville, De -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Charleston S.C.
Destination airport:Groton Conn
Narrative:
Pilot reported in trouble in a thunderstorm.L wing outer panel sepn ocrd.Mfg tests substantiate overload fail.
Lt Ben L Kegley was a native of Temple, TX and not Waterford, CT as stated in the obituary in the Connecticut papers. He was two months away from retirement.

Sources:

NTSB


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
03-Aug-2018 07:52 Sister Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Departure airport]
06-Aug-2018 19:36 Heavenbound Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
28-Jul-2019 20:30 BEAVERSPOTTER Updated [Cn]

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