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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 223856
Last updated: 26 October 2021
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Date:06-JAN-1961
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 50 Twin Bonanza
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N....
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Los Angeles Airport, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Northern California
Narrative:
Twin-engined Beechcraft Bonanza crashed shortly after take-off. Attempted a turn at 500ft, lost altitude, struck a power line, crashed and burst into flames at El Segundo. Owner Richard C. Colyear (49), Los Angeles, Colyear Motor Sales, Inc.

Sources:

Youngstown Vindicator 7 January 1961, p1
SAn Bernardino Sun 7 January 1961, p1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Apr-2019 12:57 TB Added
17-Apr-2021 19:07 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
17-Apr-2021 20:35 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source, Narrative]

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