Accident Ford 4-AT-E Tri-Motor NC8403,
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Date:Friday 26 October 1934
Type:Silhouette image of generic TRIM model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Ford 4-AT-E Tri-Motor
Owner/operator:Ptarmigan Airlines
Registration: NC8403
MSN: 4-AT-65
Year of manufacture:1929
Engine model:Wright J-6-9 Whirlwind
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Flat Airport, AK (FLT) -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Flat Airport, AK (FLT)
Groundlooped and the undercarriage collapsed. The airplane was carrying a heavy load of tractor parts when it landed in crosswind conditions.


The Ford Tri-Motor 1926-1992 / William T. Larkins
Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum


photo (c) Trevor Whalley; Spokane, WA

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