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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 74095
Last updated: 28 November 2021
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Date:16-DEC-1961
Time:morning
Type:Silhouette image of generic L12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 12A Electra Junior
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N16020
MSN: 1243/212-13
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Fort Irwin, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Quartz Hill/Palmdale, CA
Destination airport:Las Vegas, NV
Narrative:
Crashed into Tieford mountain while approaching Fort Irwin for emergency landing due to mechanical problems. Ex military Lockheed 212 (cn 212-13) and one of the owners was Paul Mantz. Two Lockheed Aircraft engineering test pilots.

Sources:

http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_N56.htm
Santa Cruz Sentinel 17 December 1961, p6


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Apr-2010 09:51 TB Added
15-Feb-2011 14:10 TB Updated [Operator, Narrative]
15-Feb-2011 14:13 TB Updated [[Operator, Narrative]]
16-Feb-2011 12:29 TB Updated [Source]
13-Jul-2018 20:32 TB Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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