Airplane Crash - Torreon, New Mexico 10/24/1978

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Torreon, New Mexico


Date10/24/1978
Time10:04
LocationTorreon, New Mexico
OperatorDon Zimmerman - Air Taxi
RouteOberlin, KS - Phoenix, NM
TypeBeechcraft 65-80
RegistrationN866G
Aboard4
Fatalities4
Ground0
SummaryThe pilot flew into a mountain pass became suffered spatial disorientation and crashed. Continued VFR flight into adverse weather conditions. Not instrument rated.

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