Airplane Crash - Near Hendersonville, North Carolina 07/19/1967

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Near Hendersonville, North Carolina


Date07/19/1967
Time11:01
LocationNear Hendersonville, North Carolina
OperatorPiedmont Airlines / Private
Flight #22
RouteAshville - Roanoke
TypeBoeing B-727-22 / Cessna 310
RegistrationN68650/N3121S
Cn/In18295/4 /
Aboard82
Fatalities82
Ground0
SummaryMidair collision. The B-727 was climbing away from Asheville Airport when it hit the Cessna, about 8 miles from the airport at 6,000 feet. Seventy-nine on the B-727 and 3 on the Cessna killed. Deviation from IFR clearance by the Cessna pilot. Confusing transmission by the ATC. Lack of secondary surveillance radar. John T. McNaughton, Navy Secretary designate killed along with his wife and son.

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