Accident Cessna 170 N9201A, Saturday 14 January 1967
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Date:Saturday 14 January 1967
Type:Silhouette image of generic C170 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 170
Owner/operator:Civil Air Patrol
Registration: N9201A
MSN: 18962
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Muskegon, MI -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Benton Harbor, Michigan
Destination airport:Muskegon, Michigan
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Cessna 170 N9201A went missing January 14, 1967 over Lake Michigan, between Benton Harbor and Muskegon, Michigan. Damage and injury indexes to the three persons on board (pilot and two passengers) was presumed, as no trace of the aircraft or of the three person on board was ever found.

Ironically, the Cessna was engaged in a "Search and Rescue" mission at the time of its disappearance . The Cessna 170 that went missing on 14 Jan 1967 over Lake Michigan was a Civil Air Patrol plane with a crew of three that was searching for a Globe GC1B that went missing on 11 Jan 1967. Neither plane was ever found.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: CHI67A0089
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year 1 month
Download report: Final report


1. NTSB Identification: CHI67A0089 at
2. FAA:

Revision history:

25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
09-Feb-2019 19:07 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
19-Aug-2021 16:52 TB Updated [Operator, Location]
31-May-2023 19:25 Ron Averes Updated
29-Jul-2023 19:15 TB Updated
09-Aug-2023 17:49 BEAVERSPOTTER Updated

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