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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 125008
Last updated: 30 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic RALL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Morane-Saulnier MS.894A Rallye Minerva
Owner/operator:BFA Aviation
Registration: N50BF
MSN: 11870
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Banner Elk, Beech Mountain, North Carolina -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Banner Elk, North Carolina (NC06)
Destination airport:Engelhard, North Carolina (7W6)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Written off (damaged beyond repair) 3.4.1973: Crashed shortly after take off from Beech Mountain Airport, North Carolina. Climbing between two mountain peaks, the aircraft encountered a downdraft. The pilot applied full power, but the aircraft was wrecked in an uncontrolled descent, when it collided with trees at Banner Elk, North Carolina

Registration N50BF cancelled by the FAA on June 25 1973


1. NTSB:

Revision history:

08-Sep-2014 04:41 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Sep-2014 04:43 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport]

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