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Last updated: 10 December 2019
Fecha:domingo 23 febrero 1930
Tipo:Fokker F.10A
Operador:Western Air Express
Registración: NC279E
Numéro de série: 1011
Año de Construcción: 1929
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:25 km (15.6 milles) NE of San Bernardino, CA (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Albuquerque-West Mesa Airport, NM, Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Los Angeles Municipal Airport, CA (LAX/KLAX), Estados Unidos de América
The aircraft impacted Shay Mountain near San Bernardino, California, killing both pilots and a steward. There was a snow storm in the area at the time of the accident.
The wreckage was located after twelve days.

» TWA Skyliner Magazine, 1988-08-15


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Distance from Albuquerque-West Mesa Airport, NM to Los Angeles Municipal Airport, CA as the crow flies is 1071 km (669 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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