Date:January 1, 1945
Informant: Operator Garvin, Civil Air Authority, Palmdale Airport, Palmdale
Victim: UNKNOWN, US Army Air Corps
Location: 237th St. East and Avenue S, Black Butte District (east of Lake Los Angeles)
At scene interviewed Capt. Don Morley, of Van Nuys Air Base, who was in charge of the wreckage, stated that a P38 number unknown from Van Nuys Air Base had crashed demolishing and burning plane. Body of pilot had been removed to mortician at Victorville at request of Army authorities prior to our arrival..
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