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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 247122
Last updated: 27 January 2021
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Date:02-SEP-1953
Time:c. 05:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 35 Bonanza
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N....
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Costa Mesa, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Orange County/Santa Ana, CA (05:20)
Destination airport:Imperial Valley
Narrative:
Crashed about five minutes after take-off, running into fog and attempted return. Charles E. Rhodes (54). Plane chartered from John Martin, Martin Bros of Santa Ana. Pilot Red Kier (48).

Sources:

La Habra Star 3 September 1953, p2


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Jan-2021 08:42 TB Added
27-Jan-2021 08:55 TB Updated [Narrative]
27-Jan-2021 09:13 TB Updated [Time, Departure airport]

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