Eagle Commuter

Eagle Commuter Friday March 21, 1980
The right engine failed while taking off. The plane plunged to the ground, struck a helicopter, a small plane, four parked cars, and slammed into a hanger and burst into flames. The engine failed for undetermined reasons. Improper emergency procedures. The pilot did not properly configure aircraft and land immediately.

Crash Details

DateFriday March 21, 1980
LocationHouston, Texas
Passengers8
Crew2
Fatalities7
Survivors3
Aircraft TypePiper PA-28-180
OperatorEagle Commuter
RegistrationN55932
Flight OriginHouston, TX
Flight Destination Brownwood, TX
Houston, Texas
Eagle Commuter
Piper PA-28-180
1980