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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 225935
Last updated: 8 June 2019
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Date:02-JAN-1955
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic A20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas A-20
Owner/operator:Bixby Airborne Products
Registration: N....
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:10 mi S of Loreto -   Mexico
Phase: En route
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Mexico
Destination airport:Long Beach, CA
Narrative:
Cargo converted Douglas A-20 twin-engined bomber ditched in Gulf of California out of fuel. Female pilot Diana Bixby (32) drowned.

Sources:

Santa Cruz Sentinel 3 January 1955, p1


Revision history:

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