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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 26928
 
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Date:26-MAY-1937
Time:night
Type:Lockheed Vega 1
Owner/operator:Joe Lewis Air Service
Registration: NC7427
MSN: 15
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Santa Maria, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Santa Maria, CA
Destination airport:Los Angeles, CA
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Reached only 100ft, crashed and caught fire after take-off. Pilot and three passengers (two female).

Sources:

San Pedro News Pilot 27 May 1937, p6


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
05-Apr-2020 17:27 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Damage, Narrative]
22-Mar-2021 07:48 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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