Airplane Crash - Appleton, Wisconsin 06/29/1972

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Appleton, Wisconsin


Date06/29/1972
Time09:37
LocationAppleton, Wisconsin
OperatorNorth Central Airlines / Air Wisconsin
Flight #290 / 671
RouteChicago, IL - Appleton, WI - Sheboygan, WI
TypeConvair CV-580/De Hav. Twin Otter 100
RegistrationN90858/N4043B
Cn/In083 / 013
Aboard13
Fatalities13
Ground0
SummaryBoth aircraft were proceeding under VFR getting ready to land when there was a midair collision. Both aircraft crashed into Lake Winnebago and sank. The failure of both flightcrews to detect visually the other aircraft in sufficient time to initiate evasive action.

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