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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 192486
Last updated: 16 October 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DOVE model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.104 Dove 6BA
Owner/operator:Center Aviation
Registration: N1542V
MSN: 04364
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Santa Maria, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Hawthorne Airport, CA
Destination airport:Santa Maria Airport, CA
Hit tree and crashed after one engine lost power. Occupants technicans from Martin Aircraft Co.


The Bulletin 2 October 1962, p4
San Bernardino Sun 3 October 1962, p10B
World Directory of Airliner Crashes/Terry Denham

Revision history:

02-Jan-2017 18:55 TB Added
19-Nov-2017 16:27 TB Updated [Date, Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Dec-2019 13:12 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source]

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