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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 13639
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Time:18:50 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA31 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-31P Pressurized Navajo
Owner/operator:Kinzig Tool Co
Registration: N7672L
MSN: 31P-7300154
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Cuyahoga County Airport, Willoughby Hills, Ohio -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Detroit, Michigan
Destination airport:Cuyahoga County Airport (CGF/KCGF)
Written off (destroyed) 25 January 1974 when crashed on approach to Cuyahoga County Airport, Willoughby Hills, Ohio. Accident attributed to propeller failure, leading to engine over speeding and an emergency landing. According to the NTSB report "schrader valve cap and stem missing. No air charge in cylinder".

All four persons on board (pilot and three passengers) were killed. The two occupants of a house, impacted and destroyed by the aircraft, were also killed. Registration N7672L cancelled by the FAA on February 7, 1975


1. NTSB Identification: CHI74AC063 at
2. FAA:

Revision history:

25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
23-May-2011 07:58 Anon. Updated [Departure airport]
27-Apr-2015 19:20 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Sep-2017 15:26 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
26-May-2020 13:50 tsterle Updated [Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]

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