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Datum:Sonntag 21 April 1929
Zeit:ca 11:45
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic TRIM model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ford 5-AT-B Tri-Motor
Fluggesellschaft:Maddux Airlines
Kennzeichen: NC9636
Werknummer: 5-AT-010
Baujahr: 1928-12-06 (5 months)
Triebwerk: 3 Pratt & Whitney R-1340 Wasp
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Opfer am Boden:Todesopfer: 1
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:6,5 km (4.1 Meilen) E of San Diego Airport, CA (SAN) (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:San Diego Airport, CA (SAN/KSAN), USA
Flug nach:Phoenix (unknown airport), AZ, USA
Unfallbericht:
A Ford 5-AT-B Tri-Motor passenger plane crashed following a mid-air collision with US Army Air Force Boeing PW-9D (28-37) pursuit fighter plane. The fighter plane entered an uncontrolled dive after the collision. The Tri-Motor broke up and crashed.
The fighter pilot 'had been stunting and otherwise violating air traffic rules', according to an official.

Informationsquelle:
» The Ford Tri-Motor 1926-1992 / William T. Larkins
» The Southeast Missourian - Apr 22, 1929


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accident date: 21-04-1929
type: Ford 5-AT-B Tri-Motor
registration: NC9636
photo of Ford-5-AT-B-Tri-Motor-NC9636
accident date: 21-04-1929
type: Ford 5-AT-B Tri-Motor
registration: NC9636
photo of Ford-5-AT-B-Tri-Motor-NC9636
accident date: 21-04-1929
type: Ford 5-AT-B Tri-Motor
registration: NC9636
 
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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