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Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Date:Thursday 9 December 1976
Type:Silhouette image of generic L37 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Howard 500
Operator:Red River Ranch Inc.
Registration: N80BD
MSN: 500-104
First flight: 1959
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Yosemite National Park, CA (   United States of America)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Carson City Airport, NV (CSN/KCXP), United States of America
Narrative:
The Howard 500 crashed while engaged in a narcotics transportation flight.

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