Date & Time: Nov 4, 1979 at 1529 LT
Type of aircraft:
Beechcraft C-45 Expeditor
Lake, Sea, Ocean, River
San Jose - Honolulu
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
En route from San Jose to Honolulu on a delivery flight, the pilot informed ATC about an engine failure and elected to ditch the airplane about 1,500 km northwest of Honolulu. The aircraft came to rest in water and the pilot was killed.
Powerplant failure for undetermined reasons.