Downeast Airlines

Downeast Airlines Thursday August 19, 1971
Crashed in dense fog while making an approach to Agusta State Airport. Discontinue VOR approach, attempted to maintain visual flight in IFR conditions at an altitude below obstructing terrain.

Crash Details

DateThursday August 19, 1971
LocationAugusta, Maine
Passengers7
Crew1
Fatalities3
Survivors5
Aircraft TypePiper PA-31
OperatorDowneast Airlines
RegistrationN595DE
Flight OriginBoston, MA
Flight Destination Rockville, ME diverted to Augusta ME
Augusta, Maine
Downeast Airlines
Piper PA-31
1971