Accident description
Last updated: 21 April 2014
Status:
Date:Tuesday 19 June 1956
Type:Ford 4-AT-E Tri-Motor
Operator:Johnson Flying Service
Registration: N9642
C/n / msn: 4-AT-58
First flight: 1929-01-29 (27 years 5 months)
Engines: 3 Wright J-6-9 Whirlwind
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Townsend, MT (   United States of America)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The left engine ran rough and fell off during a crop dusting flight. The pilot managed to control the plane and carried out an emergency landing at Middletown, NY.

Events:


Sources:
» The Ford Tri-Motor 1926-1992 / William T. Larkins


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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