Accident Aero Commander 500 N6248B,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 2754
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Date:Friday 12 January 1968
Type:Silhouette image of generic AC50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Aero Commander 500
Owner/operator:Ohio Valley Aviation
Registration: N6248B
MSN: 500-637-3
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Murray, Calloway County, Kentucky -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Kyle-Oakley Field (CEY/KCEY), Murray, KY
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Written off 12.01.1968: Was part of a 3 ship flight;Nos 1 and 3 aborted due adverse weather conditions. N6248B was the No.2 aircraft, which struck a 406 feet antenna at Murray, Kentucky, whilst flying at 360 feet agl. NTSB said cause of crash was due to Altimeter being set at 70 feet AGL, giving a false altitude reading. Pilot (sole person aboard) killed

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: CHI68A0061
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 3 months
Download report: Final report


1. NTSB:

Revision history:

25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
19-Nov-2014 13:20 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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