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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 232591
Last updated: 13 August 2020
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Time:15:09 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AEST model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-60-601P Aerostar 700 Superstar
Owner/operator:LKJ Properties LLC
Registration: N6071R
C/n / msn: 61P-0686-7963324
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:7 mls SE of Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (KSPI), Springfield, IL -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Huntsville International Airport, AL (HSV/KHSV)
Destination airport:Springfield-Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport, IL (SPI/KSPI)
Investigating agency: NTSB
The aircraft, A Piper PA-60-601P (Merlyn 700 conv.) impacted field terrain while on approach in Sangamon County about 7 miles southeast of Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (KSPI), Springfield, Illinois. The airplane was destroyed during the accident sequence and the three occupants onboard along with their dog sustained fatal injures.

The Sangamon County Sheriff's Department says the pilot reported having trouble with the plane's instruments prior to the crash.

One of the occupants was Sangamon County Coroner Cinda Edwards and her husband, former Springfield Mayor Frank Edwards.
A nest camera located on a home nearby captured the accident, the plane impacts the ground left wing first before coming to the rest in the backyard of a house.

On Tuesday, February 11, the NTSB released its preliminary report on the accident.

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Revision history:

28-Jan-2020 22:25 Geno Added
28-Jan-2020 22:49 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
28-Jan-2020 22:58 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Departure airport, Source]
29-Jan-2020 02:29 Captain Adam Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]
29-Jan-2020 02:37 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Source, Embed code]
29-Jan-2020 02:38 Captain Adam Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
29-Jan-2020 02:41 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Nature, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
29-Jan-2020 02:43 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
29-Jan-2020 02:44 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Source, Embed code]
29-Jan-2020 02:47 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
29-Jan-2020 02:54 Iceman 29 Updated [Photo]
29-Jan-2020 02:55 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Photo]
29-Jan-2020 03:03 Iceman 29 Updated [Narrative]
29-Jan-2020 03:47 RobertMB Updated [Registration, Source, Narrative]
29-Jan-2020 05:53 Captain Adam Updated [Location, Narrative]
29-Jan-2020 14:46 harro Updated [Destination airport]
29-Jan-2020 16:46 LarsonC210 Updated [Narrative]
29-Jan-2020 19:41 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
29-Jan-2020 19:48 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code]
13-Feb-2020 14:25 AnAmericanIn Updated [Source, Narrative]

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