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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 209450
Last updated: 30 August 2019
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Date:30-SEP-1951
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic A1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas AD-1 Skyraider
Owner/operator:US Navy
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:off the coast of northern California -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Low on fuel, the pilot had to ditch the plane into the ocean. Both occupants, including passenger Clint Eastwood, survived the crash.

Sources:

https://www.fastcompany.com/40559697/this-underwater-drone-could-find-the-lost-plane-clint-eastwood-crashed-in-66-years-ago


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Apr-2018 14:24 gerard57 Added
17-Apr-2018 14:25 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type]

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