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Accident description
Last updated: 21 October 2017
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Date:Wednesday 27 November 1929
Time:ca 14:00
Type:Fokker F.32
Operator:Fokker Aircraft Corporation of America
Registration: NX124M
C/n / msn: 1201
First flight: 1929-09-13 (3 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Hempstead-Roosevelt Field, NY (   United States of America)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Demonstration
Departure airport:Hempstead-Roosevelt Field, NY, United States of America
Destination airport:Teterboro Airport, NJ (TEB/KTEB), United States of America
Narrative:
Crashed during a demonstration of a three-engined takeoff. One of the two port engines was stopped, but the other failed shortly after takeoff, causing a loss of control. The aircraft came down on a suburban house in Long Island and was totally destroyed in the crash and subsequent fire. The pilot and a passenger were injured.

Sources:
» Sarasota Herald-Tribune - Nov 28, 1929


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Distance from Hempstead-Roosevelt Field, NY to Teterboro Airport, NJ as the crow flies is 40 km (25 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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