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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 186411
Last updated: 5 December 2019
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Date:18-JAN-1923
Time:
Type:Curtiss F-5L
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Service (USAAS)
Registration: A-3359
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Santa Catalina Island, near Avalon -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The flying boat came out of the fog, swerved out to avoid a collission with a sightseeing boat and crashed into rocks. The pilot and copilot died in the crash. Six other crew members were injured.

Sources:

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Revision history:

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14-Apr-2016 07:59 gerard57 Added

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