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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 4342
Last updated: 18 October 2021
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Date:24-JUL-1966
Time:18:27
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft H50 Twin Bonanza
Owner/operator:Mainline Aviation
Registration: N538B
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Munster, IN -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Joliet Regional Airport, IL (JOT/KJOT)
Destination airport:Akron-Canton Airport, OH (CAK/KCAK)
Narrative:
Aircraft stalled during emergency single/engine approach to Chicago-Hammond Airport. Came to rest in shallow pond on a golf course.

Golfer Tony Lema was killed in the accident along with his wife and two others.

Sources:

NTSB
https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=xvFfAAAAIBAJ&sjid=b1QMAAAAIBAJ&pg=7001%2C1715749
https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=xvFfAAAAIBAJ&sjid=b1QMAAAAIBAJ&pg=6635%2C1773615


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
15-Dec-2017 20:01 harro Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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