ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 81179
Last updated: 20 January 2017
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information.
If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information
Narrative:On 22 January 1944 Lt(jg.) James McGee of VC-11, Naval Auxiliary Air Station Holtville, was killed at 1654 hrs when his FM-1 Buno 15568 crashed into the Salton Sea. The plane was a complete loss.
|Owner/operator:||VC-11, US Navy|
|C/n / msn:|| |
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Salton Sea, California -
United States of America
|Departure airport:||NAAS Holtville|
Headquarters Western Sea Frontier war diary, January 1944 (available online at https://www.fold3.com/image/274558126
) http://www.accident-report.com/USN/aircraft.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salton_Sea http://wikimapia.org/#lang=en&lat=33.300000&lon=-115.800000&z=9
||Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Location, Country, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]|