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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 6933
Last updated: 25 April 2019
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Date:15-AUG-1966
Time:06:35
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172G
Owner/operator:Tobacco Valley
Registration: N6003R
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Middletown, CT -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Block Island, Rhode Island
Destination airport:Hartford, Connecticut
Narrative:
Recovery date 8-21-66. Pilot following hwy failed negotiate turn where hwy veers left to avoid mountain.
The pilot died instantly, the passenger died three days later from the injuries sustained in the crash.

Sources:

NTSB
El Litoral 22 August 1966, p1
https://www.newenglandaviationhistory.com/mount-higby-ct-august-15-1966/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
03-Jul-2015 20:29 TB Updated [Source]
25-May-2018 09:28 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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