Date: June 28, 1971
Time: 18:00
Location: Garberville, California
Operator: Shelter Cove Sea Park
Flight #: ?
Route: Shelter Cove, CA - San Jose, CA
AC Type: Douglas DC-3
Registration: N90627
cn / ln: 4642
Aboard: 24   (passengers:21  crew:3)
Fatalities: 17   (passengers:15  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft was unable to gain height on takeoff. It struck a transformer and a building, became airborne and went off a cliff into the ocean. Failure of the pilot to remove the rudder and elavator gust locks.

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