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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 9335
Last updated: 4 July 2021
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Date:10-MAY-1969
Time:11:17
Type:Silhouette image of generic B26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas B-26B Invader
Owner/operator:North American Rockwell
Registration: N9405Z
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:El Segundo, Los Angeles, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
front bank left engine failed.Acft,sngl Pilot confign.Lprop not fthrd.3 crew died due fire,2 in apt bldg.
The plane crashed into an apartment building, killing the crew as well as two persons on the ground.

Sources:

NTSB
http://blogs.dailybreeze.com/history/2013/09/20/classified-research-plane-crashes-into-el-segundo-apartments-in-1969-killing-6/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
21-Sep-2013 11:28 gerard57 Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]

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