Date & Time: Jul 4, 1980 at 0930 LT
Type of aircraft:
Marian Air Service
Charleston - Kings Bay
United States of America
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The crew departed Charleston-Executive Airport (Johns Island) in the morning on a flight to Kings Bay, Georgia, taking part to a mosquito control mission. En route, the twin engine airplane went out of control, dove into the ground and crashed in a wooded area located on Wassaw Island. The aircraft caught fire on impact and both occupants were killed.
Uncontrolled descent due to crew incapacitation. The aircraft was observed in shallow descent til impact. Dibrom 14 on board produces blinding fumes if atomized. Liquid chemical toxic.