Date & Time: Mar 7, 1968 at 1723 LT
Type of aircraft:
Rockwell Aero Commander 680
United States of America
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
While completing a regional executive flight, the pilot encountered technical problems en route and elected to make an emergency landing. While flying over mountainous terrain, he attempted a wheels-up landing on a hillside when the airplane crashed. The burned wreckage was found a day later and the pilote, sole on board, was killed.
Improper operation of powerplant on part of the pilot. Conditions conducive to carburetor/induction systems icing.