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Last updated: 8 December 2021
Date:Monday 22 December 1930
Type:Fokker F.10
Operator:Western Air Express
Registration: NC5170
MSN: 1001
First flight: 1928
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Alhambra, CA (   United States of America)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Salt Lake City Municipal Airport, UT (SLC/KSLC), United States of America
Destination airport:Alhambra Airfield, CA, United States of America
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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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.

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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