Date: March 10, 1967
Time: 05:03
Location: Near Klamath Falls, Oregon
Operator: West Coast Airlines
Flight #: 720
Route: ?
AC Type: Fairchild F-27
Registration: N2712
cn / ln: 73
Aboard: 4   (passengers:1  crew:3)
Fatalities: 4   (passengers:1  crew:3)
Ground: 0
Summary: 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.

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