Accident Naval Aircraft Factory F-5L A-3359,
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Date:Thursday 18 January 1923
Time:
Type:Naval Aircraft Factory F-5L
Owner/operator:United States Navy
Registration: A-3359
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Abalone Point, Santa Catalina Island, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Avalon Bay, Catalina Island, CA
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
The flying boat came out of the fog while taking off, swerved out to avoid a collission with a sightseeing boat and crashed into rocks. The copilot died in the crash. Seven other crew members were injured.

Sources:

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https://cdnc.ucr.edu/?a=d&d=SPNP19230119.2.16&srpos=2&e=18-01-1923-20-01-1923--en--20--1--txt-txIN-Rohrback-------1

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Apr-2016 07:59 gerard57 Added
28-Jul-2022 18:33 Cobar Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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