Airplane Crash - Oceanside, California 01/19/1930

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Oceanside, California


Date01/19/1930
Time18:23
LocationOceanside, California
OperatorMaddux Airlines
Flight #7
RouteAqua Caliente, Mexico - Los Angeles
TypeFord 5-AT-C Tri Motor
RegistrationNC9689
Cn/In5-AT-046
Aboard16
Fatalities16
Ground0
SummaryWhile en route to Los Angeles, the pilot, flying a low altitude due to poor weather conditions tried to turn back. While in a left turn his left wing struck a hill, crashed and burned. Adverse weather conditions. The plane flew into a sudden squall which cause the pilot to lose control.

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