Date & Time: May 6, 1967 at 1639 LT
Type of aircraft:
North American B-25 Mitchell
Landing (descent or approach)
United States of America
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
While in cruising altitude, one of the engine caught fire. The crew was cleared to divert to Red Bluff-Bidwell Field Airport for an emergency landing. On final approach, the airplane stalled and crashed in flames in an open field short of runway. While both occupants escaped uninjured, the aircraft was destroyed.
Engine fire for undetermined reason. The crew misjudged distance and speed on final.