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Narrative:C172 plane struck a cloud obscured Laurel Ridge shortly after take-off. Pilot Rudy Markey, Medina, OH, and two executive passengers. The plane was registered at Freedom Field, near Medina, OH and had been leased.
|Date:||Wednesday 14 June 1961|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3|
|Aircraft damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||ca 9 mi E of Ligonier, PA -
United States of America
|Phase:|| En route|
|Departure airport:||Johnstown-Cambria Airport, PA (ca 09:30)|
|Destination airport:||Philadelphia, OH|
|Confidence Rating:|| Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources|
Note: Cessna 172B (47849) N6949X, Freedom Field Inc, Medina, OH; canx 2 MAY 1963
Youngstown Vindicator 14 June 1961, p1
The Pittsburgh-Press 14 June 1961, p1