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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 209451
Last updated: 20 May 2019
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Date:30-SEP-1951
Time:18:25 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas AD-1Q Skyraider
Owner/operator:Us Navy VC-35
Registration: 09283
C/n / msn: 09283
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:off of Point Reyes, California -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:NAS Seattle
Destination airport:Mather Field, Sacramento
Narrative:
The aircraft was lost in adverse weather conditions and ran out of fuel then ditched in the water off of Point Reyes, California.
The pilot and passenger escaped of the plane and used the life raft to join the sea shore. There were not injured.
The passenger was the actor Clint Eastwood.

Sources:

https://openexplorer.nationalgeographic.com/expedition/eastwoodskyraider
https://www.fastcompany.com/40559697/this-underwater-drone-could-find-the-lost-plane-clint-eastwood-crashed-in-66-years-ago
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https://images.fastcompany.net/image/upload/w_596,c_limit,q_auto:best,f_auto,fl_lossy/wp-cms/uploads/2018/04/i-news-Skyraider_1.jpg


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Apr-2018 14:30 Iceman 29 Added
17-Apr-2018 14:31 Iceman 29 Updated [Source]
17-Apr-2018 14:36 Iceman 29 Updated [Photo, ]
17-Apr-2018 14:42 Iceman 29 Updated [Date, Time]
17-Apr-2018 15:10 Iceman 29 Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Photo, ]
17-Apr-2018 15:10 Iceman 29 Updated [Photo, ]

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