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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 247092
Last updated: 28 January 2021
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Date:07-APR-1950
Time:c. 18:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft A35 Bonanza
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N565B
C/n / msn: D-1585
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1,5 mi NE of Palm Springs Airport, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Palm Springs, CA
Narrative:
Crashed in gusty winds when heading for Palm Springs Airport instead of Los Angeles, CA due to weather. Howard J. McCollister (Bel Air) and familly.

Sources:

Madera Tribune 10 April 1950, p5
Desert Sun 14 April 1950, p7


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Jan-2021 09:29 TB Added
26-Jan-2021 09:40 TB Updated [Time, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
28-Jan-2021 21:04 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn]

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