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Accident description
Last updated: 16 October 2017
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Date:Monday 21 October 1935
Type:Curtiss Condor 18
Operator:Chamberlin Flying Service
Registration: NC725K
C/n / msn: G2
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Troy, NY (   United States of America)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Troy Airport, NY, United States of America
Destination airport:New York (unknown airport), NY, United States of America
Narrative:
A Curtiss Condor 18 was destroyed when it crashed near Troy, NY. The captain was killed.
The flight departed Troy, bound for New York. The passengers, two couples, would get married in the air over New York. However, shortly after takeoff the airplane lost altitude and struck a tree. It swung into another tree and burst into flames.

Sources:
» Sarasota Herald-Tribune - Oct 22, 1935


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