Date & Time: Sep 7, 1972 at 2141 LT
Type of aircraft:
Piper PA-31-350 Navajo Chieftain
Landing (descent or approach)
Tupelo - Columbus
United States of America
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
On approach to Columbus-Lowndes County Airport, the twin engine airplane went out of control and crashed few miles from the airfield. The wreckage was found few hours later. The airplane was destroyed and all six occupants have been killed.
The exact cause of the accident could not be determined. The pilot had severe coronary artery disease.