Accident Douglas R3D-1 (DC-5) 1901,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 341885

Date:Saturday 1 June 1940
Type:Silhouette image of generic dc5 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas R3D-1 (DC-5)
Owner/operator:Douglas Aircraft Company
Registration: 1901
MSN: 606
Year of manufacture:1940
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:near Los Angeles Municipal Airport, CA (LAX) -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Los Angeles Municipal Airport, CA (LAX/KLAX)
Destination airport:Los Angeles Municipal Airport, CA (LAX/KLAX)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed prior to delivery to the US Navy due to crossed control cables.
The aircraft had been manufactured at Douglas' El Segundo plant, next to Los Angeles Municipal Airport.


The Wilmington Morning Star 6 June 1940, p3


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