Date & Time: Mar 5, 1964 at 1900 LT
Type of aircraft:
United States of America
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While in cruising altitude, the pilot informed ATC that both engines failed and elected to divert to the nearest airport. While losing speed and height, the airplane crash landed in a field located in Delta. All three passengers were injured while the pilot was killed.
Engine failure caused by icing. Improper operation or failed to use the anti-icing and/or de-icing equipment on part of the pilot.