Date & Time: Dec 8, 1981 at 0911 LT
Type of aircraft:
Piper PA-60 Aerostar (Ted Smith 600)
Lake, Sea, Ocean, River
Vero Beach - Vero Beach
United States of America
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Captain / Total hours on type:
The crew departed Vero Beach Airport on a local post production test flight. En route, while cruising along the coast, the twin engine airplane entered an uncontrolled descent and crashed in the Atlantic Ocean about 16 miles off shore. Both pilots were killed and the aircraft was destroyed.
The exact cause of the accident could not be determined.