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Accident description
Last updated: 14 December 2017
Status:
Date:Friday 17 April 1942
Type:Silhouette image of generic TRIM model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ford 4-AT-B Tri-Motor
Operator:H.W. Robinson
Registration: NC5093
C/n / msn: 4-AT-20
First flight: 1928-05-10 (14 years)
Engines: 3 Wright J-5 Whirlwind
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Metz, MO (   United States of America)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Forced landing following no. 1 engine failure. Wing hit tree. Pilot Ben Gregory seriously injured. On delivery to Star Airlines.

Sources:
» The Ford Tri-Motor 1926-1992 / William T. Larkins


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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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