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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 6964
Last updated: 19 October 2021
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Date:18-NOV-1978
Time:08:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172H
Owner/operator:William Charles Adams, Sr.
Registration: N2757L
MSN: 17255957
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Kent, TX -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Pecos, Texas
Destination airport:Van Horn, TX
Narrative:
196mg percent of ethyl alcohol in the pilot's bloodstream.Pax stated Pilot had little exp-none recty.
Other passengers were two sons, co-pilot, William Charles Adams, Jr. and Charles Rodney Adams.

W. C. Adams, owner of International Sewing Machine Distributors and Mail Order Co., purchased this plane in Dallas, Texas. It located at the Addison Airport (1977-1978). Mr. Adams then relocated the plane to Pecos, Texas, to use for agricultural purposes for overseeing his farming projects of 8000+ acres.

Sources:

NTSB, Added information July 22, 2013 from Carla Adams-Cochran (daughter)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
22-Jul-2013 16:05 carlacochran10 Updated [Operator, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
23-Jul-2013 01:35 carlacochran10 Updated [Operator, Narrative]

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