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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 30914
 
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Date:16-AUG-1927
Time:
Type:Lockheed Vega 1
Owner/operator:J. Frost
Registration: NX913
MSN: 1
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Pacific Ocean -   Pacific Ocean
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Oakland, California
Destination airport:Honolulu
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
'Golden Eagle', sponsored by Hearst Newspapers, went missing with pilot Jack Frost and Gordon Scott, navigator, during the Dole air race.
Departed Oakland Airport 16/8/27 at the start of the race, but never reached Honolulu.

Missing without trace.

Sources:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/sdasmarchives/8091671393/in/photostream/


Images:

Photo of NX913 courtesy AirHistory.net


Oakland - Metropolitan Oakland International (KOAK / OAK)
16 August 1927; (c) AirHistory.net Photo Archive

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
11-May-2009 15:23 angels one five Updated
11-May-2009 21:46 angels one five Updated
28-Dec-2011 01:08 angels one five Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
01-Oct-2013 21:38 angels one five Updated [Source, Narrative]
01-Dec-2020 21:23 TB Updated [Registration, Operator, Narrative]
02-Dec-2020 13:45 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn]

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