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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 101837
 
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Date:06-MAR-1929
Time:
Type:Consolidated PT-1 Trusty
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Corps (USAAC)
Registration: 26-234
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ocean 3 mi S of Imperial Beach, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Narrative:
Crashed about 50 yards offshore; the aircraft was found the day of the crash as was the body of LT Hugh Deroix Smith; PVT Melvin A. Ulm was the other victim. His remains were found on 29 May 1929.

Sources:

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/db.asp
Los Angeles Times 8 March 1929
San Francisco Examiner 29 May 1929


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Apr-2022 04:55 Anon. Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]

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