Date & Time: Aug 17, 1965 at 1154 LT
Type of aircraft:
Beechcraft C-45 Expeditor
United States of America
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Captain / Total hours on type:
Shortly after takeoff from Cambridge Airport, while in initial climb, one of the engine failed. The pilot contacted ground and expected to return for an emergency landing but the airplane lost height, struck trees and crashed in flames. While the pilot was uninjured, the airplane was destroyed by fire.
Engine failure for undetermined reason.