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Accident description
Last updated: 19 October 2017
Status:
Date:Friday 17 October 1952
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3
Operator:California Air Charter
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Repaired
Location:near Palmdale, CA (   United States of America)
Phase: Maneuvering (MNV)
Nature:Aerial Work (Calibration, Photo)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
A Lockheed 12A aircraft was used for a movie to get some shots of the DC-3. While flying underneath the Lockheed, the DC-3 struck the aircraft with its right wing. Both aircraft landed safely.



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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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