Date & Time: Feb 23, 1968 at 1430 LT
Type of aircraft:
Rockwell Aero Commander 560
United States of America
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Captain / Total hours on type:
While performing a cargo flight, the crew encountered poor weather conditions. The captain decided to make a 180 turn to gain height when the twin engine aircraft struck the slope of a mountain located near Park City. The aircraft was destroyed upon impact and both occupants were killed.
It was determined that the crew continued under VFR mode into adverse weather conditions. At the time of the accident, the visibility was reduced due to fog, rain and snow.