Date & Time: May 3, 1973 at 0900 LT
Type of aircraft:
Piper PA-31-350 Navajo Chieftain
Chihuahua - Deming
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Captain / Total hours on type:
Just after liftoff, while in initial climb, the airplane banked left then crashed in flames. The aircraft was destroyed and both occupants were injured.
Failure of the left engine after takeoff for undetermined reasons.