Lehigh Acres Development Inc. Flight 701

Lehigh Acres Development Inc. Flight 701Saturday May 30, 1970
There was a loss of power as the aircraft climbed after taking off from DeKalb Peachtree Airport. The plane touched down and slid along a highway for one-half a mile striking a automobile killing 5 people. Loss of effective engine power because of improper fuel having been placed in the tanks by relatively untrained personnel. A contributing factor was the flightcrew did not detect the error.

Crash Details

DateSaturday May 30, 1970
LocationChamblee, Georgia
Passengers29
Crew4
Fatalities1
Survivors32
Aircraft TypeMartin 404
OperatorLehigh Acres Development Inc.
RegistrationN40412
Flight OriginChamblee, GA
Flight Destination Fort Myers,FL
Chamblee, Georgia
Lehigh Acres Development Inc.
Martin 404
1970