Alpena Flying Service - Air Taxi

Alpena Flying Service - Air Taxi Saturday October 16, 1971
The pilot descended below minima on a third attempt at landing with no glideslope approach and hit the ground 150 feet short and right of the runway. Improper IFR operation.

Crash Details

DateSaturday October 16, 1971
LocationHot Springs, Virginia
Passengers4
Crew2
Fatalities6
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeSwearingen SA26AT
OperatorAlpena Flying Service - Air Taxi
RegistrationN20DE
Flight OriginDetroit, MI
Flight Destination Hot Springs, VA
Hot Springs, Virginia
Alpena Flying Service - Air Taxi
Swearingen SA26AT
1971