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Last updated: 22 October 2017
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Date:Wednesday 29 April 1931
Type:Silhouette image of generic TRIM model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ford 5-AT-C Tri-Motor
Operator:National Air Transport
Registration: NC421H
C/n / msn: 5-AT-081
First flight: 1929-12-18 (1 year 4 months)
Engines: 3 Pratt & Whitney R-1340 Wasp
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:8 km (5 mls) N of Elyria, OH (   United States of America)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Chicago (unknown airport), IL, United States of America
Destination airport:Cleveland (unknown airport), OH, United States of America
Narrative:
Crash landed after engine failure.

Sources:
» The Ford Tri-Motor 1926-1992 / William T. Larkins
» St. Petersburg Times - Apr 30, 1931


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