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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 114856
Last updated: 16 October 2021
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Date:21-SEP-1938
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic a17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Northrop A-17A
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Corps (USAAC)
Registration: 36-349
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lockheed Airport, Burbank, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:March Field, CA
Destination airport:Lockheed Airport, Burbank, CA
Narrative:
Stalled on approach. Killed were the pilot, Chief of the Air Corps, Major General Oscar M. Westover & his crew chief, S/Sgt Samuel Hymes. The plane crashed into a house at 1007 Scott Road in Burbank.

Sources:

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/db.asp
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oscar_Westover
El Orden 22 September 1938, p1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Jul-2013 01:40 bobm Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Source, Narrative]
19-Sep-2016 13:43 TB Updated [Other fatalities, Source]
07-Sep-2021 18:41 Cobar Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport]

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