- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: May 16, 1938
Time: 1407
Location: Near Saugus, California
Operator: Northwest Orient Airlines
Flight #: ?
Route: Burbank,- St. Paul
AC Type: Lockheed 14-H2 Super Electra
Registration: NC17394
cn / ln: 1439
Aboard: 9   (passengers:7  crew:2)
Fatalities: 9   (passengers:7  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: Struck Stroh peak at 3,300 feet in Mint Canyon, 27 minutes after taking off from Burbank Airport. The aircraft struck a ridge, bounded over a ravine and struck a second ridge, broke up and burst into flames. The crew did not follow the prescribed procedures and was cruising at an unsafe altitude to overfly the mountainous region.
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