Date & Time: Aug 17, 1962 at 1654 LT
Type of aircraft:
Howard Super Ventura (Howard 500)
Lake, Sea, Ocean, River
Chicago - Chicago
United States of America
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Shortly after takeoff from Chicago-Merrill C. Meigs Airport, while in initial climb, the airplane stalled and crashed into Michigan Lake. The aircraft was lost and both crew members were killed. They were performing a positioning flight to Chicago-Palwaukee Airport when the accident occurred.
Loss of control during initial climb caused by an engine failure.