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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 265016
Last updated: 16 October 2021
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Date:29-MAR-1963
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic DOVE model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.104 Dove 6A
Owner/operator:Sky Tours Hawaii Inc
Registration: N669R
MSN: 04388
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 13
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Mauna Loa, HI -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed into a macadamia nut orchard at 1,900 feet after one engine lost power. Pilot Richard Buell (30) was killed. The co-pilot Faustino Resari (25) and the eleven passengers suffered injuries, one (Robert E. Sharpe) critical. Operator given as Hawaii Air Tour Service. The wreckage was rebuilt to a Riley Turbo-Exec 400.

Sources:

Youngstown Vindicator 30 April 1963, p1

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

3 Nov 1969 N669R Trans-Isle Air 0 Kalaupapa, HI w/o


Revision history:

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