Date & Time: Dec 15, 1972 at 1146 LT
Type of aircraft:
Detroit - Lexington
United States of America
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Captain / Total hours on type:
Just after liftoff from runway 03R at Detroit-Wayne County Airport, while in initial climb, the airplane crashed on a fuel storage tank and exploded. Both pilots, en route to Lexington on a ferry flight, were killed, as well as one people on the ground.
The exact cause of the accident could not be determined.