On 4/6/51 the Howard DGA-15-P #NC67765 crashed in the Sierra Pelona Mountains on a flight from Pacomia airport to Las Vegas. The wreckage was found by V. W Proctor on 6/24/51 while patrolling the fence lines on the Ritter Ranch. Four people died in this weather related crash. Killed were, Mr and Mrs Edwin S Coe, Jerry F Taylor. Crash site is easy to see from the road. The engine is about 250’ below main wreckage.
The Howard DGA's were produced in the 1940's. The DGA's were one of the top of the line private aircraft of the period.