Date & Time: Jan 21, 2019 at 1040 LT
Type of aircraft:
Douglas DC-3
Operator:
Registration:
N467KS
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Ferry
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Kidron - Akron
MSN:
20175
YOM:
1944
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
2
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The airplane departed Kidron-Stoltzfus Airport on a ferry flight to Akron-Canton Airport, Ohio, carrying four passengers and a crew of two. Shortly after takeoff, while in initial climb, the airplane lost height, struck power cables and tree tops then crashed in a snow covered garden. The aircraft was destroyed, both pilots were killed and all four passengers were injured.