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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 9026
Last updated: 26 February 2021
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Date:11-SEP-1981
Time:16:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic C310 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna T310P
Owner/operator:
Registration: N5705M
C/n / msn: 310P0005
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Swing Auditorium, National Orange Show Grounds, E Street, San Bernardi -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Santa Ana, CA
Narrative:
Pilot had occlusive thrombosis of iliac arteries,abdominal atherosclerosis. The aircraft dove into the west side of the Swing Auditorium, built in 1949, the impact blowing the doors off their hinges, and the wreckage came out the east side of the building. A small fire was quickly extinguished. Several workmen in the structure were uninjured. The building was subsequently razed.

Sources:

NTSB, The San Bernardino Daily Sun, 12 September 1981, page 1.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
27-Jul-2019 11:57 Mark Sublette Updated [Location, Nature, Source, Narrative]

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