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Last updated: 5 December 2021
Fecha:domingo 9 agosto 1931
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic TRIM model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ford 5-AT-B Tri-Motor
Operador:American Airways
Registración: NC9662
Numéro de série: 5-AT-029
Año de Construcción: 1929-02-28 (2 years 5 months)
Motores: 3 Pratt & Whitney R-1340 Wasp
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Total:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Cincinnati, OH (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Cincinnati Municipal Airport, OH (LUK/KLUK), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Atlanta (unknown airport), GA, Estados Unidos de América
Shortly after takeoff one of the engines separated. The pilot attempted an emergency landing back at the airfield but missed the runway. The pilot then attempted to put the plane down on the bank of the Miami River. It struck soft sand and nosed over, killing all aboard.

» Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Aug 10, 1931
» The Ford Tri-Motor 1926-1992 / William T. Larkins


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