Accident Beechcraft B35 Bonanza N5050C,
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Date:Sunday 15 January 1956
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Beechcraft B35 Bonanza
Registration: N5050C
MSN: D-2379
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Tucson, AZ -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Gilpin Airport, AZ
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed on pleasure flight. Earl E. Comer (64, WWI veteran pilot) veered sharply at tree-top level to avoid another plane, stalled, crashed and burst into flames.


Santa Cruz Sentinel 16 January 1956, p2

Revision history:

31-Jan-2021 08:36 TB Added
31-Jan-2021 09:31 TB Updated [Destination airport]
31-Mar-2021 20:22 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn]
27-Oct-2023 13:08 Cobar Updated [[Aircraft type, Registration, Cn]]

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