Airplane Crash - Chamblee, Georgia 05/30/1970

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Chamblee, Georgia


Date05/30/1970
Time09:30
LocationChamblee, Georgia
OperatorLehigh Acres Development Inc.
Flight #701
RouteChamblee, GA - Fort Myers,FL
TypeMartin 404
RegistrationN40412
Cn/In14116
Aboard33
Fatalities1
Ground5
SummaryThere was a loss of power as the aircraft climbed after taking off from DeKalb Peachtree Airport. The plane touched down and slid along a highway for one-half a mile striking a automobile killing 5 people. Loss of effective engine power because of improper fuel having been placed in the tanks by relatively untrained personnel. A contributing factor was the flightcrew did not detect the error.

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