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Last updated: 5 December 2020
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Datum:zondag 9 augustus 1931
Tijd:08:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic TRIM model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ford 5-AT-B Tri-Motor
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:American Airways
Registratie: NC9662
Constructienummer: 5-AT-029
Bouwjaar: 1929-02-28 (2 years 5 months)
Motoren: 3 Pratt & Whitney R-1340 Wasp
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Totaal:slachtoffers: 6 / inzittenden: 6
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Cincinnati, OH (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: InitiŽle klim (ICL)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Cincinnati Municipal Airport, OH (LUK/KLUK), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Atlanta (unknown airport), GA, Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
Shortly after takeoff one of the engines separated. The pilot attempted an emergency landing back at the airfield but missed the runway. The pilot then attempted to put the plane down on the bank of the Miami River. It struck soft sand and nosed over, killing all aboard.

Bronnen:
» Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Aug 10, 1931
» The Ford Tri-Motor 1926-1992 / William T. Larkins


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