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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 248644
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Type:Curtiss O-1B Falcon
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Corps (USAAC)
Registration: 27-279
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Whitney Point NY -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Bolling Field DC
Destination airport:Phoenix NY
Emergency landing in bad weather, aircraft nosed over and crashed. Passenger Congressman Thaddeus Campbell Sweet was killed. Sweet was the first sitting member of the U.S. Congress to die in a plane crash.


Revision history:

08-Mar-2021 19:05 Cobar Added
08-Mar-2021 19:06 Cobar Updated [Operator]

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