Date & Time: Jun 15, 1974 at 0750 LT
Type of aircraft:
Piper PA-60 Aerostar (Ted Smith 600)
Perkasie – Williamsport
United States of America
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Just after takeoff from Perkasie-Pennbridge Airport, while climbing, the twin engine airplane entered a nose down attitude then plunged into the earth and crashed in flames in a wooded area. The aircraft was totally destroyed and all three occupants were killed.
The exact cause of the accident could not be determined. The aircraft was observed pitch down into wooded area. Loss of pitch control for undetermined reasons. Cockpit area destroyed.