NTSB Identification: ATL96FAMS1.
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Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Thursday, May 02, 1996 in MISSING
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/25/1996
Aircraft: Aero Commander 500-B, registration: N50GV
Injuries: 3 Fatal.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

The pilot departed on a VFR flight behind another company airplane. About 5 minutes after takeoff, the pilot informed the pilot in the lead airplane that he was having a generator problem, and that he would monitor them. The lead airplane landed at a different airport, and waited for the other pilot to join him after dropping off his passengers at another airport. The pilot did not arrive at either airport. All shipping vessels along the airplane's expected course were requested to report any sightings. No contact was reported and the search was terminated. Aircraft damage and injuries are presumed.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:


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