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Status:Definitief
Datum:zaterdag 18 juli 1970
Tijd:16:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated PBY-6A Catalina
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Unknown
Registratie: N6459C
Constructienummer: 2017
Bouwjaar:
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Columbia Airport, CA (COA) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Brandblusvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Columbia Airport, CA (COA), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Columbia Airport, CA (COA), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
The Catalina struck granite boulders 252 feet short and 5 feet below runway elevation.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSES:
pilot in command - misjudged distance,speed,and altitude
terrain - other
FACTORS:
miscellaneous acts, conditions - downwind
weather - high temperature
weather briefing - no record of briefing received
weather forecast - unknown/not reported

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