Accident Stinson SM-1F Detroiter NC8420, 02 Jan 1930
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 193985
 
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Date:02-JAN-1930
Time:16:30
Type:Stinson SM-1F Detroiter
Owner/operator:Tanner Air Tours
Registration: NC8420
MSN: M504
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:off Point San Vicente, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:SU
Departure airport:Clover Field SMO
Destination airport:Clover Field SMO
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Midair between two Stinson SM-1F Detroiter camera ships filming a parachute jump for Fox Studios. Director Kenneth Neil Hawks, brother of Howard Hawks & husband of Mary Astor killed, along with nine others.

Sources:

https://dmairfield.com/airplanes/8420/index.htm

http://mlsandy.home.tsixroads.com/Corinth_MLSANDY/rt066.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Mar-2017 17:10 bobm Added
02-Apr-2017 15:31 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
02-May-2020 08:27 TB Updated [Cn]

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