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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 10137
Last updated: 25 May 2018
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Date:28-AUG-1978
Time:13:17
Type:Silhouette image of generic MU2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mitsubishi MU-2B-26A
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N765MA
C/n / msn: 372SA
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bedford, Hiilsborough County, New Hampshire -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Manchester–Boston Regional Airport (MHT/KMHT)
Destination airport:Bradley International Airport, Windsor Locks, Connecticut (BDL/KBDL)
Narrative:
Written off (destroyed) August 28 1978 when crashed at Bedford, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, whilst en route between Manchester, New Hampshire, and Windsor Locks, Connecticut. Both crew killed. According to the official NTSB report into the accident: "Pilot in command diverted attention from operation of aircraft, and reported a compass problem".

Sources:

1. NTSB Identification: NYC78FA085
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?omni=Home-N-Number&nNumberTxt=765MA
3. http://www.baaa-acro.com/1978/archives/crash-of-a-mitsubishi-mu-2-marquise-in-new-hampshire-2-killed/
4. http://whoseplane.com/info/n-number/N765MA.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
10-Mar-2016 00:29 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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