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Date:Tuesday 19 June 1956
Type:Silhouette image of generic TRIM model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ford 4-AT-E Tri-Motor
Operator:Johnson Flying Service
Registration: N9642
MSN: 4-AT-58
First flight: 1929-01-29 (27 years 5 months)
Engines: 3 Wright J-6-9 Whirlwind
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Townsend, MT (   United States of America)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The left engine ran rough and fell off during a crop dusting flight. The pilot managed to control the plane and carried out an emergency landing at Middletown, NY.

Classification:
Engine separation
Forced landing on runway

Sources:
» The Ford Tri-Motor 1926-1992 / William T. Larkins


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