West Coast Airlines Flight 720

West Coast Airlines Flight 720Friday March 10, 1967
The aircraft struck the northwestern slope of Stukel Mountain just after takeoff. Loss of control due to ice accretion on airframe surfaces. The pilot should have required that de-icing fluid be applied prior to takeoff.

Crash Details

DateFriday March 10, 1967
LocationNear Klamath Falls, Oregon
Passengers1
Crew3
Fatalities4
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeFairchild F-27
OperatorWest Coast Airlines
RegistrationN2712
Flight Origin
Flight Destination
Near Klamath Falls, Oregon
West Coast Airlines
Fairchild F-27
1967