McCoy Flying Service - Taxi

McCoy Flying Service - Taxi Monday June 27, 1966
The crew attempted a return to the airport after the No.2 engine failed on climb out. The pilot-in-command failed to maintain flying speed and the aircraft stalled and crashed. No.3 piston failed due to oil starvation resulting from inadequate maintenance and inspection. Improper in-flight decisions or planning. Poor crew coordination. Improper emergency procedures.

Crash Details

DateMonday June 27, 1966
LocationLong Beach, Mississippi
Passengers10
Crew2
Fatalities2
Survivors10
Aircraft TypeDouglas DC-3
OperatorMcCoy Flying Service - Taxi
RegistrationN17337
Flight Origin
Flight Destination
Long Beach, Mississippi
McCoy Flying Service - Taxi
Douglas DC-3
1966