Accident Beechcraft A36 Bonanza N8132R, Saturday 12 October 1974
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Date:Saturday 12 October 1974
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE36 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Beechcraft A36 Bonanza
Owner/operator:World Air Ltd
Registration: N8132R
MSN: E-601
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing
Location:Missing between California and Hawaii -   Pacific Ocean
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Oakland International Airport (OAK/KOAK)
Destination airport:Honolulu International Airport (HNL/PHNL)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Presumed written off (damaged beyond repair) October 12 1974, when went missing en route between Oakland, California, and Honolulu, Hawaii. Last position reported at 25'30" N,150' 00" W. Damage and injuries index presumed, as no trace of the aircraft or its 29-year-old pilot (sole person on board) was ever found. It is presumed that the aircraft ditched/crashed into the Pacific Ocean at or near its last reported position.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: OAK75DJA03
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report



Revision history:

25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
06-Feb-2015 17:48 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
14-Jun-2023 05:45 Ron Averes Updated

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