Westwind Accident in Huntsville Claims Three Lives

 - June 23, 2014, 12:25 PM

An Israel Aircraft Industries Westwind II was destroyed when it crashed into a field shortly after takeoff from Huntsville International Airport in Alabama on June 18. Witnesses said the airplane climbed to an altitude of approximately 100 feet before banking sharply right and crashing. All three occupants aboard perished in the accident.