Accident Cessna 172B N6949X, Wednesday 14 June 1961
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Date:Wednesday 14 June 1961
Time:09:58
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 172B
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N6949X
MSN: 17247849
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:ca 9 mi E of Ligonier, PA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Johnstown-Cambria Airport, PA (ca 09:30)
Destination airport:Philadelphia, OH
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
C172 plane struck a cloud obscured Laurel Ridge shortly after take-off. Pilot Rudy Markey, Medina, OH, and two executive passengers. The plane was registered at Freedom Field, near Medina, OH and had been leased.

Note: Cessna 172B (47849) N6949X, Freedom Field Inc, Medina, OH; canx 2 MAY 1963

Sources:

Youngstown Vindicator 14 June 1961, p1
The Pittsburgh-Press 14 June 1961, p1

Revision history:

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