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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 114827
Last updated: 5 December 2019
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Date:08-JAN-1939
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic a17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Northrop A-17
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Corps (USAAC)
Registration: 35-64
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Davis Mesa, Colfax County, NM -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
State of New Mexico Certificate of Death #374 issued Jan 8, 1939 by Colfax County, New Mexico. Accident occurred 9 miles south of Trinidad, Colorado in Colfax County, NM. Pilot - Wallace E Nau, born Sept 16, 1915, died. Jan 8, 1939. Death Certificate states Pilot killed in plane accident. Listed residence "City and County of Denver, State of Colorado". Death Certificate lists birthplace as Pasadena, California. Body returned to Trinidad, Colorado Jan 9, 1939 by Sipe Mortuary, Trinidad, Colorado.

Sources:

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/db.asp


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Jul-2013 02:27 Stubucks Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Narrative]

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