Date: January 19, 1930
Time: 1823
Location: Oceanside, California
Operator: Maddux Airlines
Flight #: 7
Route: Aqua Caliente, Mexico - Los Angeles
AC Type: Ford 5-AT-C Tri Motor
Registration: NC9689
cn / ln: 5-AT-046
Aboard: 16   (passengers:14  crew:2)
Fatalities: 16   (passengers:14  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: While en route to Los Angeles, the pilot, flying a low altitude due to poor weather conditions tried to turn back. While in a left turn his left wing struck a hill, crashed and burned. Adverse weather conditions. The plane flew into a sudden squall which cause the pilot to lose control.

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