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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 126109
Last updated: 22 October 2020
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Date:16-MAR-1969
Time:15:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 35 Bonanza
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N104X
C/n / msn: D-743
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bishop, CA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Aircraft was involved in the search of the missing C-49J N15570 (Hawthorn Nevada Airlines Flight 708) which had disappeared on February 18th 1969, and was part of a 22 aircraft search performed during the weekend of March 15th and 16th. During its search the aircraft crashed into the 12,500 ft Mount Tom near Bishop, California. The three California CAP members on board received injuries: two sustained undetermined back injuries while the third sustained a leg injury. The three occupants were subsequently rescued by helicopter.

The missing airliner was subsequently discovered on August 8th 1969. (see https://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19690218-1 )

WX BRIEFING GIVEN BY CAP PERSONNEL,PLT ENCOUNTERED A FORMING SIERRA WAVE.

Sources:

NTSB
http://libraryonline.erau.edu/online-full-text/ntsb/aircraft-accident-reports/AAR70-05.pdf
https://docplayer.net/98958094-Registration-c-n-tie-up.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Feb-2020 12:30 Anon Updated [Cn, Source, Narrative]

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