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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 6855
Last updated: 9 February 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172E
Owner/operator:Private owner
Registration: N7735U
C/n / msn: 17251735
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:near Northway, AK -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Fort Wainwright, AK
Destination airport:Whitehorse,Can
recovery date 7/18/70. Struck canyon slope that was probably obscured by rain showers.
Plane was being transported to Washington, DC by U.S. Army Major Jerry Boyd Holliday (brigade operations officer) and Captain James Ewell Echols III. Specialist Stephen P. Kline had hitched a ride with them.


NARA U.S.Army Casualty Records; Find-a-Grave narrative (Echols)

Revision history:

25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
28-Nov-2017 20:14 Rodger Asai Updated [Operator, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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