Date: May 28, 1981
Time: 16:40
Location: Avalon, California
Operator: Shanair Inc. - Air Taxi
Flight #: ?
Route: Avalon, CA - Visalia, CA
AC Type: Beechcraft 58
Registration: N140S
cn / ln: TH1039
Aboard: 3   (passengers:2  crew:1)
Fatalities: 2   (passengers:1  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: After taking off the plane circled three time at a low altitude. On the third pass the aircraft experienced a slow roll, the nose dropped and the plane crashed into the water. Unwarranted low flying. Misjudged speed and exercised poor judgment.

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