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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 67536
Last updated: 23 September 2021
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Date:28-MAY-1921
Time:
Type:Curtiss Eagle
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Service USAAS
Registration: AS-64243
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Morgantown, MD -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Langley Field VA
Destination airport:Bolling Field DC
Narrative:
The aircraft stalled when it encountered an updraft at low altitude while trying to clear trees near the unfamiliar field and fell vertically, nose first, into the ground,while
attempting to land at Morgantown, Maryland in a a severe thunderstorm.

Sources:

#http://www.aviationarchaeology.com#
Algemeen Handelsblad
30-05-1921



Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Feb-2021 20:52 Cobar Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Source, Narrative]
21-Feb-2021 21:10 Cobar Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
21-Feb-2021 21:54 Cobar Updated [Operator]
21-Feb-2021 21:58 Cobar Updated [Registration]

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