North Central Airlines / Air Wisconsin Flight 290 / 671

North Central Airlines / Air Wisconsin Flight 290 / 671Thursday June 29, 1972
Both aircraft were proceeding under VFR getting ready to land when there was a midair collision. Both aircraft crashed into Lake Winnebago and sank. The failure of both flightcrews to detect visually the other aircraft in sufficient time to initiate evasive action.

Crash Details

DateThursday June 29, 1972
LocationAppleton, Wisconsin
Passengers8
Crew5
Fatalities13
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeConvair CV-580/De Hav. Twin Otter 100
OperatorNorth Central Airlines / Air Wisconsin
RegistrationN90858/N4043B
Flight OriginChicago, IL
Flight Destination Appleton, WI
Appleton, Wisconsin
North Central Airlines / Air Wisconsin
Convair CV-580/De Hav. Twin Otter 100
1972