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Last updated: 6 July 2020
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Fecha:domingo 21 abril 1929
Hora:ca 11:45
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic TRIM model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ford 5-AT-B Tri-Motor
Operador:Maddux Airlines
Registración: NC9636
Numéro de série: 5-AT-010
Año de Construcción: 1928-12-06 (5 months)
Motores: 3 Pratt & Whitney R-1340 Wasp
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Total:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Víctimas en Tierra:Fatalidades: 1
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:6,5 km (4.1 milles) E of San Diego Airport, CA (SAN) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:San Diego Airport, CA (SAN/KSAN), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Phoenix (unknown airport), AZ, Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» 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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