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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 201311
Last updated: 20 June 2020
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Date:24-DEC-1958
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic C170 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 170A
Owner/operator:Unknown (illegal flight)
Registration: N....
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Palm Springs, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Drunk pilot Owen King (43) crashed in a vacant lot after reported stunting over a downtown business section.

Sources:

Desert Sun 8 January 1959, p2/29 January 1959, p9


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Nov-2017 09:05 TB Added
01-Nov-2019 15:48 Uli Elch Updated [Operator]

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