Accident Piper PA-31 Navajo N440DL, Monday 6 January 1969
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Date:Monday 6 January 1969
Time:20:40 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA31 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Piper PA-31 Navajo
Owner/operator:Suse Company Inc
Registration: N440DL
MSN: 31-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Jamestown, Tennessee -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Crashed January 6, 1969 in a snowy forest near Jamestown, Tennessee. All six persons on board (crew of two plus four passengers). The NTSB report noted "witnesses heard aircraft circling at a low altitude"

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: MIA69A0038
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 7 months
Download report: Final report


1. El Litoral 7 January 1969, page 1
2. NTSB Identification: MIA69A0038 at
3. FAA:

History of this aircraft

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Revision history:

25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
26-Apr-2015 17:43 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
08-Jun-2015 20:45 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
12-Sep-2017 18:38 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]

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