Date & Time: Sep 2, 1980 at 1954 LT
Type of aircraft:
Piper PA-61 Aerostar (Ted Smith 601)
Chattanooga – Birmingham
United States of America
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Captain / Total hours on type:
En route from Chattanooga to Birmingham, while in cruising altitude, the twin engine entered an uncontrolled descent and crashed in an open field. The pilot, sole on board, was killed.
The exact cause of the loss of control could not be determined.