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.
Forced landing on runway
|Date:||Tuesday 19 June 1956|
Ford 4-AT-E Tri-Motor
|Operator:||Johnson Flying Service|
|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)|
» The Ford Tri-Motor 1926-1992 / William T. Larkins
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.