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Accident description
Last updated: 20 October 2017
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Date:Monday 5 March 1934
Type:Silhouette image of generic TRIM model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ford 4-AT-B Tri-Motor
Operator:Morgan Air Lines
Registration: NC7120
C/n / msn: 4-AT-34
First flight: 1928
Engines: 3 Wright J-5 Whirlwind
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 10
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 12
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Toncontín (   Honduras)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Tri-Motor contacted power lines and crash-landed on uneven terrain. One passenger evacuated the plane by jumping into a gulley, sustaining fatal injuries.

Sources:
» El Orden 6 March 1934
» Dentro de predios de FAH encuentran partes de avión accidentado en 1934


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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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