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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 263466
Last updated: 22 September 2021
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Date:22-SEP-1961
Time:night
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172
Owner/operator:J.K. Applewhite Co
Registration: N7945B
MSN: 29745
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Midland, TX -   United States of America
Phase:
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed in a cotton field. Pilot (Singer) Charles Applewhite (29) survived badly injured. His wife (29) and a Midland oilman (35) were killed.

Sources:

The Victoria Advocat 24 September 1961, p10A
Charlie Applewhite


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-May-2021 18:47 TB Added
31-May-2021 18:56 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]

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