Date & Time: Apr 27, 1967 at 1150 LT
Type of aircraft:
Rockwell Aero Commander 500
United States of America
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Captain / Total hours on type:
While in cruising altitude, the twin engine aircraft entered an uncontrolled descent until it crashed in an open field. The pilot, sole on board, was killed.
The loss of control was the consequence of a structural failure in flight of the left wing outer panel, both engines and empennage due to exceeded designed stress limits of aircraft.