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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 27295
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 2A
Owner/operator:Ellis Airlines
Registration: N4272C
MSN: 04351
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Ketchikan, AK -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Ketchikan, AK
Destination airport:Bellingham, WA
Disappeared on IFR flight. Texas oilman Ellis Hall, his wife, two daughters and a young man (17). Search suspended September 4, 1953. Search continued after parts of the aircraft found 35 km east of Ketchikan September 15, 1953.
The wreckage of the plane was found by Herman Ludwigsen.


The Spokesman-Review, 18 Sept 1953

Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
17-Mar-2010 07:44 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Other fatalities, Damage, Narrative]
15-Oct-2012 11:11 TB Updated [Date, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Mar-2020 07:51 gerard57 Updated [Source, Narrative]

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