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Accident description
Last updated: 17 October 2017
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Date:Friday 26 October 1934
Type:Silhouette image of generic TRIM model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ford 4-AT-E Tri-Motor
Operator:Ptarmigan Airlines
Registration: NC8403
C/n / msn: 4-AT-65
First flight: 1929-05-01 (5 years 6 months)
Engines: 3 Wright J-6-9 Whirlwind
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Flat Airport, AK (FLT) (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Flat Airport, AK (FLT), United States of America
Narrative:
Groundlooped and the undercarriage collapsed. The airplane was carrying a heavy load of tractor parts when it landed in crosswind conditions.

Classification:

Sources:
» The Ford Tri-Motor 1926-1992 / William T. Larkins
» Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum


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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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