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Last updated: 15 April 2021
Datum:Montag 22 Dezember 1930
Flugzeugtyp:Fokker F.10
Fluggesellschaft:Western Air Express
Kennzeichen: NC5170
Werknummer: 1001
Baujahr: 1928
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Alhambra, CA (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Flug von:Salt Lake City Municipal Airport, UT (SLC/KSLC), USA
Flug nach:Alhambra Airfield, CA, USA
The aircraft overshot the landing field an crashed into a house, bursting into flames. The two pilots and a passenger escaped.

» TWA Skyliner Magazine, 1988-08-15
» The Daily Times 22 December 1930, p8


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Salt Lake City Municipal Airport, UT to Alhambra Airfield, CA as the crow flies is 915 km (572 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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