Narrative:The Catalina struck granite boulders 252 feet short and 5 feet below runway elevation.
|Date:||18 JUL 1970|
|Type:||Consolidated PBY-6A Catalina|
|C/n / msn:|| |
|First flight:|| |
|Crew:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Columbia Airport, CA (COA) (United States of America)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Departure airport:||Columbia Airport, CA (COA), United States of America|
|Destination airport:||Columbia Airport, CA (COA), United States of America|
pilot in command - misjudged distance,speed,and altitude
terrain - other
miscellaneous acts, conditions - downwind
weather - high temperature
weather briefing - no record of briefing received
weather forecast - unknown/not reported
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Distance from Columbia Airport, CA to Columbia Airport, CA as the crow flies is 0 km (0 miles).