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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 4304
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic BE18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft H18
Owner/operator:Otis Redding Enterprises Inc.
Registration: N390R
MSN: BA-623
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lake Monona, Madison, WI -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Cleveland Municipal Airport, OH (CLE/KCLE)
Destination airport:Madison-Truax Field, WI (MSN/KMSN)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Aircraft crashed in lake 3 miles from the runway at Madison-Truax Field, Wisconsin. The left engine and propeller were not recovered.
Killed in the accident were soul singer Otis Redding, his manager, the pilot, and four members of his backup band, The Bar-Kays.
The cause of the accident was not determined.



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Revision history:

25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
25-Mar-2008 11:51 harro Updated
16-Jul-2010 11:50 lbmanning Updated [Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
05-Jun-2018 18:42 harro Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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