- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: March 03, 1946
Time: 08:12
Location: Live Oak Springs, California
Operator: American Airlines
Flight #: 6-103
Route: Dallas - Tucon - San Diego
AC Type: Douglas DC-3-227B
Registration: NC21799
cn / ln: 2203
Aboard: 27   (passengers:24  crew:3)
Fatalities: 27   (passengers:24  crew:3)
Ground: 0
Summary: While on approach to San Diego, the aircraft flew into Tierra Blanca Mountain at an altitude of 4,500 feet in fog, exploded and burned. The crew descended into instrument conditions to an altitude below that required to maintain clearance over Thing Mountain. The reason for the descent was not determined.
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