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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 26913
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Type:Lockheed Vega 5
Owner/operator:Associated Aviators
Registration: NR859E
MSN: 67
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Needles, CA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Van Nuys Los Angeles CA
Destination airport:Cleveland OH
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed in a storm. Pilot Major John Wood killed, recovered 05-09-1929. Mechanic Ward Miller (25) bailed out, found the way out of desert and survived.


Madera Tribune 3 September 1929

Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
02-Dec-2020 18:53 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]
22-Mar-2021 20:06 Cobar Updated [Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]

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