Date: April 06, 1951
Time: 2030
Location: Refugio Pass, near Santa Barbara, California
Operator: Southwest Airways
Flight #: 7
Route: Santa Maria - Santa Barbara - Oxnard - Los Angeles
AC Type: Douglas DC-3
Registration: N63439
cn / ln: 20229
Aboard: 22   (passengers:19  crew:3)
Fatalities: 22   (passengers:19  crew:3)
Ground: 0
Summary: The plane crashed into the north slope of Santa Ynez peak, 23 miles northwest of Santa Barbara, in poor weather. Failure of the crew to maintain minimum altitude for the route being flown for reasons unknown.

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