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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 2762
Last updated: 23 May 2019
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Date:06-FEB-1966
Time:13:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic AC50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aero Commander 500A
Owner/operator:Dart Aero Corp
Registration: N9385R
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Sutter, CA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Sacramento International Airport (SMF/KSMF)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
Written off 06.02.1966: pilot-went to sleep during flight and aircraft flew into the ground. Aircraft caught fire on impact, and was destroyed. Pilot (sole person aboard) was killed

Sources:

1. NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=71773&key=0
2. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1966/archives/crash-of-a-rockwell-aero-commander-500-in-california-1-killed/]
3. http://www.qnet.com/~carcomm/ncal.htm
4. http://planecrashmap.com/plane/ca/N9385R/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
19-Nov-2014 12:18 Dr. John Smith Updated [Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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