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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 7330
Last updated: 17 October 2019
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Date:27-DEC-1969
Time:14:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic C177 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 177
Owner/operator:Aviation Unlim
Registration: N29500
C/n / msn: 177-00929
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Lake Tahoe, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Sacramento, CA
Destination airport:So.Lake Tahoe, CA
Narrative:
recovery date 6/7/70. Mntns obscured by clouds.Flew into mntn side.

Pilot Selwyn Jerome ("Jerry") Weiss of Fullerton, CA and Sandra G. Holland his passenger departed Sacramento about 1:00PM. Contacted Tahoe Airport at 2:24PM "on top of cloud cover at 11,500 encountering severe turbulence". Then reported that he was in the couds and did not how to get down through them, also said he did not know his position. -Source: The Sacramento Bee; Sunday edition 12/28/1969

Sources:

NTSB
The Sacramento Bee Newspaper. 12/28/1969


Images:


At crash site, 9/18/2010 My camera.

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
27-Oct-2010 02:34 sgraehl Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
31-May-2012 22:21 Anon. Updated [Source, Narrative]

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