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Accident description
Last updated: 17 October 2017
Status:Final
Date:Thursday 11 September 1975
Time:13:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-35-DL (DC-3)
Operator:Stoney's Rainbow Lanes & Lounge
Registration: N144A
C/n / msn: 9723
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Wakeman, OH (   United States of America)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Wakeman Airport, OH, United States of America
Destination airport:Miami (unknown airport), FL, United States of America
Narrative:
The DC-3 was nearing its cruising altitude when it began to descend. The aircraft struck trees and crashed. Investigation revealed that the pilots were using the oxygen masks; there was no oxygen in the system.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: Undetermined.

Sources:
» NTSB


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