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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 2767
Last updated: 4 August 2019
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Date:16-DEC-1970
Time:15:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic AC50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aero Commander 500A
Owner/operator:William J Whitehurst II
Registration: N6170X
C/n / msn: 500A-1032-42
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Mcalpin, Suwannee County, Florida -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Gainesville Regional Airport (GNV/KGNV) Gainesville, FLA
Destination airport:Tallahassee Regional Airport (TLH/KTLH) Tallahassee, FLA
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
Written off (daMAged beyond repair) 16.12.1970 when broke up in flight and crashed at Macalpin, Suwannee County, Florida (at approximate Coordinates: 3008′21″N 8257′06″W). Aircraft flew into area of known thunderstorms and severe weather. Aircraft destroyed: Both wings and tail separated. Pilot (sole person on board) killed.

Sources:

1. NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=58074&key=0
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=6170X
3. https://sites.google.com/site/aerocommanderproductionlist/
4. http://web.archive.org/web/20121019021532/http://baaa-acro.com/Pays/Etats-Unis/Floride-1970-1979.htm
5. http://whoseplane.com/info/n-number/N6170X.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
20-Nov-2014 12:26 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
20-Nov-2014 12:27 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]

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