Airplane Crash - Avalon, California 05/28/1981

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Avalon, California


Date05/28/1981
Time16:40
LocationAvalon, California
OperatorShanair Inc. - Air Taxi
RouteAvalon, CA - Visalia, CA
TypeBeechcraft 58
RegistrationN140S
Aboard3
Fatalities2
Ground0
SummaryAfter taking off the plane circled three time at a low altitude. On the third pass the aircraft experienced a slow roll, the nose dropped and the plane crashed into the water. Unwarranted low flying. Misjudged speed and exercised poor judgment.

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