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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 2749
Last updated: 26 September 2019
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Date:18-DEC-1968
Time:07:18
Type:Silhouette image of generic AC50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aero Commander 500B
Owner/operator:Combs Airways
Registration: N6281X
C/n / msn: 500B-1150-82
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Glendive, Dawson County, Montana -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Glendive, Montana
Destination airport:Hilger, Montana
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
Written off 18.12.1968: crashed on take off run from airstrip at Glendive, Dawson County, Montana. Pilot knew l mag left engine inoperative. Number 4 cylinder exhaust valve in right engine failed.There was 2 inches snow on the runway at the time of takeoff.Aircraft ran down bank and was wrecked. One passenger killed, three seriously injured

Sources:

1. NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=9798&key=0
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=6281X
3. https://sites.google.com/site/aerocommanderproductionlist/
4. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1968/archives/crash-of-a-rockwell-aero-commander-500-in-glendive-1-killed/]
5. http://planecrashmap.com/plane/mt/N6281X/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
19-Nov-2014 14:11 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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