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Last updated: 12 December 2017
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Date:Wednesday 25 June 1930
Type:Silhouette image of generic TRIM model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ford 5-AT-A Tri-Motor
Operator:Northwest Airways
Registration: NC7739
C/n / msn: 5-AT-003
First flight: 1928-10-24 (1 year 8 months)
Engines: 3 Pratt & Whitney R-1340 Wasp
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Chicago Municipal Airport, IL (MDW) (   United States of America)
Phase: Standing (STD)
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Narrative:
A fire erupted in the Universal Airlines hangar at Chicago Municipal Airport, IL (MDW). The fire spread to the Grey Goose Air Lines hangar. Both buildings were destroyed, along with some 27 aircraft inside.

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Sources:
» The Ford Tri-Motor 1926-1992 / William T. Larkins
» The Owosso Argus-Press - Jun 25, 1930


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