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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 10127
Last updated: 22 May 2018
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Type:Silhouette image of generic MU2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mitsubishi MU-2B-20
Owner/operator:Safelite Industries
Registration: N757Q
C/n / msn: 151
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Alcolu, Clarendon County, South Carolina -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Rocky Mount–Wilson Regional Airport, Rocky Mount, North Carolina (RWI/
Destination airport: Columbia Metropolitan Airport, Columbia, South Carolina (CAE/LCAE)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Written off (destroyed) November 20, 1972 when crashed at Alcolu, South Carolina (at approximate co ordinates 33°45′04″N 80°12′51″W): thermal runaway and fire in No. 2 ni-cad battery in rear wheel well. Pilot lost control for undetermined reason. The pilot - the sole person on board - was killed.

N757Q had been first registered in the US on June 12, 1972; registration cancelled June 25, 1973


1. NTSB Identification: MIA73AM054 at
2. FAA:

Revision history:

25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
21-Oct-2016 13:30 Dr.John Smith Updated [Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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