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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|
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|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
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