Air Taxi

Air Taxi Saturday July 26, 1986
The aircraft struck a boulder as the aircraft climbed up a five degree upsloping ridge then nosed into the ground and burst into flames. Pilot disregarded performance data. Overconfidence in aircraft's ability.

Crash Details

DateSaturday July 26, 1986
LocationYosemite Nation, California
Passengers5
Crew1
Fatalities3
Survivors3
Aircraft TypePiper PA-32-260
OperatorAir Taxi
RegistrationN3643W
Flight OriginSan Andreas, CA
Flight Destination Death Valley, CA
Yosemite Nation, California
Air Taxi
Piper PA-32-260
1986