Date & Time: Oct 1, 1970 at 1446 LT
Type of aircraft:
Anchorage - Anchorage
United States of America
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Captain / Total hours on type:
The crew was engaged in a local training flight. After takeoff from runway 24, while in initiale climb, the airplane suffered two consecutive stalls then banked left and right. It lost height and crashed in a huge explosion, killing both pilots.
The crew failed to obtain/maintain flying speed and inadequate supervision of flight on part of the pilot-in-command. When control was lost, gear was down, flaps were 3/4 down and the rudder trim was positioned full left. The aircraft was observed entering three stalls, two stalls normal recovery.