Date & Time: Dec 6, 1966 at 1517 LT
Type of aircraft:
Beechcraft 88 Queen Air
Salt Lake City - Salt Lake City
United States of America
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Captain / Total hours on type:
The crew departed Salt Lake City Airport for a local training flight. Three minutes after passing 9,000 feet, still climbing to reach FL130, the crew informed ATC about smoke in the cockpit. Shortly later, the aircraft entered an emergency descent until il crashed in Woods Cross, about 6 miles northeast of the airport. The aircraft owned by Thomas J. Carter was destroyed and both pilots were killed.
The exact cause of the accident could not be determined with certainty.