Date & Time: Apr 14, 1966 at 0900 LT
Type of aircraft:
Beechcraft C-45 Expeditor
United States of America
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Captain / Total hours on type:
While cruising in poor weather conditions on a cargo flight, the twin engine aircraft struck a hill and crashed near Taylorsville, North Carolina. The aircraft was destroyed and the pilot was killed. At the time of the accident, visibility was poor due to low ceiling and fog.
It was determined the pilot was flying under VFR mode in adverse weather conditions.