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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 60141
Last updated: 20 March 2019
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Date:12-AUG-1927
Time:Day
Type:Catron & Fisk CF-10
Owner/operator:Hoot Gibson
Registration: n/a
C/n / msn: n/a
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:San Francisco Bay, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Long Beach, CA
Destination airport:Bay Farm Island Airport, Oakland, CA
Narrative:
The Catron & Fisk CF-10 triplane had been entered in the Dole Race to Hawaii.
Crew James L. Griffin and Ted Lundgen had commenced their journey to the race starting point at Oakland from Long Beach, but had been forced to stop at Bakersfield to repair a leaking fuel line.
On approach to Oakland the triplane came down in the waters of San Francisco Bay.
Griffin, Lundgren and a passenger were unhurt and swam ashore, but the ' Pride of Los Angeles ' was out of the Race.

Sources:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catron_%26_Fisk_CF-10
https://foter.com/catron-fisk-cf-10/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-May-2009 16:52 angels one five Added
28-Dec-2011 01:23 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
17-Mar-2012 09:43 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Oct-2013 20:55 angels one five Updated [Time, Source, Damage, Narrative]
23-Mar-2015 08:29 angels one five Updated [Narrative]

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