Date & Time: May 27, 1940
Type of aircraft:
Douglas B-18 Bolo
Operator:
Registration:
37-509
Flight Type:
Military
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
March AFB - Edwards AFB
MSN:
2509
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
2
Pax on board:
5
Pax fatalities:
4
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
6
Circumstances:
On final approach to Edwards AFB, the twin engine aircraft went out of control and crashed in the Muroc dry lake, few hundred yards short of runway. A passenger was seriously injured while all six other occupants were killed.