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Last updated: 17 September 2021
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Datum:zondag 21 april 1929
Tijd:ca 11:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic TRIM model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ford 5-AT-B Tri-Motor
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Maddux Airlines
Registratie: NC9636
Constructienummer: 5-AT-010
Bouwjaar: 1928-12-06 (5 months)
Motoren: 3 Pratt & Whitney R-1340 Wasp
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Totaal:slachtoffers: 5 / inzittenden: 5
Slachtoffers op de grond:slachtoffers: 1
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:6,5 km (4.1 mijl) E of San Diego Airport, CA (SAN) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:San Diego Airport, CA (SAN/KSAN), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Phoenix (unknown airport), AZ, Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
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.

Bronnen:
» 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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