- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: October 04, 1970
Time: 15:10
Location: Mahaffey, Pennsylvania
Operator: Private
Flight #: ?
Route: Dubois, PA - Roanoak, VA
AC Type: Aero Commander 500-B
Registration: N701X
cn / ln: ?
Aboard: 2   (passengers:1  crew:1)
Fatalities: 2   (passengers:1  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft crashed into a mountainside 20 minutes after taking off. NASCAR driver Curtis Turner, 46, was killed along with pro-golfer Clarence King. Tuner, who was flying the plane, had a blood alcohol of 0.17. Alcoholic impairment of efficiency and judgment. Evidence showed that Turner had a severe heart attack prior to the accident.
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