Piper Cherokee PA-28: Plane Used In Joesph Andrew Stack Crash
A Piper Cherokee Dakota (PA-28) was the type of plane that Joesph Andrew Stack was flying when he crashed into an Austin Building.
The Piper Cherokee Dakota is single engine four seater plane, according to the aviation website risingup.
Manufactured by Piper Aircraft since 1960, The Piper Cherokee is primarily used for training and personal use.
The popular Piper Cherokee has had three reported crashes, including the latest Austin Plane Crash.
On September 9, 1969, Allegheny Airlines Flight 853 collided with a Piper PA-28-181 Archer over the city of Fairland, Indiana, killing all aboard both planes.
On August 31, 1986, Aeroméxico Flight 498 collided with a Piper PA-28-181 Archer over the city of Cerritos, California, killing all aboard both planes and 15 people on the ground. It was the worst air disaster in the history of Los Angeles.