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Type:Silhouette image of generic AC50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aero Commander 500B
Owner/operator:J.H. Upton
Registration: N4517E
MSN: 500B-1393
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ware Island Airport. 9 miles NE of Clanton, Alabama -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Chilton County Airport (02A), Gragg-Wade Field, AL
Destination airport:Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM/KBHM)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Written off (damaged beyond repair) 15.06.1970: crashed at Ware Island Airport, 9 miles NE of Clanton, Alabama. Right undercarriage gear collapsed on takeoff run. Pilot retracted the undercarriage to maintain directional control, and aircraft slid along on its belly. Aircraft then caught fire and was burnt out.


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2. FAA:

Revision history:

19-Nov-2014 23:39 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
19-Nov-2014 23:43 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location]

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