Accident Beechcraft 35 Bonanza NC2781V, Saturday 16 August 1947
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Date:Saturday 16 August 1947
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Beechcraft 35 Bonanza
Registration: NC2781V
MSN: D-173
Year of manufacture:1947
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Fontanet NE of Terre Haute, IN -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Terre Haute, IN
Destination airport:Lafayette, IN
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Lost control in bad weather and crashed in a field near Fontanet. Business man Joe W. Evans (40), Terre Haute, IN, and his private pilot Edward Strange (37). Evans Flag and Decorating Co.


Youngstown Vindicator 17 August 1947, pA2
Evening Star 17 August 1947, pA5

Revision history:

26-Jun-2019 16:03 TB Added
26-Jan-2021 19:10 TB Updated [Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
28-Jan-2021 19:00 TB Updated [Narrative]
29-Mar-2021 07:23 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Narrative]
02-Apr-2021 18:46 TB Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Narrative]

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