Airplane Crash - Near Munster, Indiana 07/24/1966

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Near Munster, Indiana


Date07/24/1966
Time18:27
LocationNear Munster, Indiana
OperatorPrivate - Mainline Aviation
Flight #-
TypeBeechcraft H50
RegistrationN538B
Aboard4
Fatalities4
Ground0
SummaryThe aircraft stalled during an emergency single engine approach. Both engines failed as the approach continued. The plane came to rest in a shallow pond on the golf course. Fuel starvation. Mismanagement of fuel. Pro golfer Tony Lema and his wife, Betty, was killed. He was on a Buick promotional tour.

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