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Last updated: 21 October 2017
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Date:Friday 10 February 1933
Type:Silhouette image of generic TRIM model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ford 5-AT-B Tri-Motor
Operator:Transcontinental & Western Air - TWA
Registration: NC9666
C/n / msn: 5-AT-025
First flight: 1929-02-11 (4 years )
Engines: 3 Pratt & Whitney R-1340 Wasp
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Bakersfield, CA (   United States of America)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:San Francisco Municipal Airport, CA (SFO/KSFO), United States of America
Destination airport:Los Angeles (unknown airport), CA, United States of America
Narrative:
Crash landed after in-flight fire.

Sources:
» World Airliner Crashes/Terry Denham
» Madera Tribune, Number 85, 11 February 1933


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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