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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 2781
Last updated: 6 November 2019
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Date:18-DEC-1968
Time:02:54
Type:Silhouette image of generic AC50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aero Commander 500B
Owner/operator:Combs Airways
Registration: N5080
C/n / msn: 500B-1537
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:near Imnaha, Wallows County, Oregon -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Eugene, Oregon (EUG/KEUG)
Destination airport:Spencer Ranch, Oregon
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
Written off 18.12.1968: crashed and destroyed whilst on a mail flight. Wreckage recovered 21.03.1969. Fuel siphoned from loose cap, causing failure of both engines. Crashed onto a 40 degree mountain slope near Imnaha, Wallows County, Oregon. Pilot (sole person on board) killed

Sources:

1. NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=9797&key=0
2. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=5080
3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Imnaha,_Oregon
4. https://sites.google.com/site/aerocommanderproductionlist/
5. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1968/archives/crash-of-a-rockwell-aero-commander-500-in-oregon-1-killed/]


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
19-Nov-2014 13:56 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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