ON APRIL 19, 2006, at about 1110 (EDT), a Cessna 210A, N6579X, owned and piloted by 84-year-old "right stuff" aviator Albert Scott Crossfield, crashed into remote mountainous terrain near Ludville, Ga., after entering an area of severe to extreme thunderstorms. Crossfield, the sole occupant, was killed in the accident. The NTSB recently determined that the probable cause of the accident was: "The pilot's failure to obtain updated en route weather information, which resulted in his ...


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