Date & Time: Aug 15, 1966 at 1845 LT
Type of aircraft:
Shaw Flight Service
Charter/Taxi (Non Scheduled Revenue Flight)
United States of America
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Captain / Total hours on type:
While in cruising altitude, the pilot lost control of the airplane that entered an uncontrolled descent and crashed. The aircraft was destroyed upon impact and all four occupants were killed.
Loss of control in flight following a fatigue fracture and the separation in flight of the right wing. The fatigue fracture occurred adjacent to the landing gear slide cluster. The aircraft was properly maintained.