- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: June 12, 1980
Time: 15:46
Location: Valley, Nebraska
Operator: Air Wisconsin
Flight #: 965
Route: Appleton, WI - Minneapolis, MN, - Lincoln, NE
AC Type: Swearingen 226TC Metro II
Registration: N6505
cn / ln: TC-228
Aboard: 15   (passengers:13  crew:2)
Fatalities: 13   (passengers:11  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: After penetrating a thunderstorm massive amounts of water cause both engine to lose power. Although the engines were restarted the crew could not recover and crashed into a field. Engine failure due to massive ingestion of water into both engines. Crew error. Unwise decision to enter an area of thunderstorms. Critical weather not disseminated.
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