Accident Martin P5M-2 Marlin 135483,
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Date:Thursday 1 January 1959
Type:Martin P5M-2 Marlin
Owner/operator:VP-48 USN
Registration: 135483
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:40 miles east of San Diego, California -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:North Island, CA
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed in Cleveland National Forest, north of Descanso after caught fire in flight. Eight bailed out. Pilot and co-pilot killed. Patrol Squadron 48 North Island, CA.


Colorado Eagle and Journal 8 January 1959, p2/29 October 1959, p5

Revision history:

14-Nov-2017 19:57 TB Added
14-Nov-2017 20:18 TB Updated [Source]
22-Feb-2024 08:15 Cobar Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Phase, Source]
10-Apr-2024 10:28 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative, Operator]

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