Accident Convair CV-240-0 N94256, Sunday 19 February 1961
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Date:Sunday 19 February 1961
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Convair CV-240-0
Owner/operator:Lyndon B Johnson
Registration: N94256
MSN: 117
Year of manufacture:1948
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:LBJ Ranch, TX -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, TX (AUS/KAUS)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: CAB
The Convair CV-240, used frequently by Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson, departed Austin for a flight to Johnson's ranch. Around 19:30 the pilots requested the weather at the LBJ Ranch. The ceiling at the airstrip was 300 feet and the crew decided to return to Austin, but never arrived there. It was later found to have crashed in rugged hill country near the LBJ Ranch.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: CAB
Report number: final report
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


Helicopters searching for Lyndon's airplane (Odessa American, 1961-02-20)

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