Accident Beechcraft 35 Bonanza N….., Friday 2 January 1953
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Date:Friday 2 January 1953
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Beechcraft 35 Bonanza
Owner/operator:Hennessy Aviation Industries
Registration: N…..
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:10 miles N of Vina, CAlifornia -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Oakland, CA
Destination airport:Reno, NV
Rented "Bonanza" disappeared. Pilot Ray McLaughlin (18), Half Moon Bay and three passengers. Located crash-landed in mountains in bad weather, struck a tree.


Madera Tribune 3 January 1953, p1
San Bernardino Sun 4 January 1953, p3

Revision history:

27-Jan-2021 08:34 TB Added
27-Jan-2021 08:51 TB Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Location, Phase, Source, Damage, Narrative]
28-Jan-2021 21:13 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn]
09-Aug-2023 12:11 Cobar Updated
11-Sep-2023 13:15 Cobar Updated
14-Apr-2024 18:32 Nepa Updated [Location, Operator]

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