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Type:Silhouette image of generic AC50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aero Commander 500 (U-9)
Owner/operator:United States Army Aviation
Registration: 57-6531
MSN: 680-371-56
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Easton, PA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Lakehurst, NJ
Destination airport:
Aero Commander NL-26D-AD c/n 680-371-56, previously N6856S, used by University of Illinois to flight test Motorola APS-85 SLAR. To US Army in 1957. Redesignated NU-9D in 1962. Destroyed in accident near Easton, PA Feb 6, 1969




Photo of 57-6531 courtesy

Wrightstown - McGuire Field / Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst (KWRI / WRI)
27 May 1967; (c) Stephen Miller Collection

Revision history:

22-May-2009 12:58 XLerate Added
30-Jul-2014 15:16 TB Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Nature, Departure airport, Damage, Narrative, Plane category]
19-Nov-2014 12:45 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Cn, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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