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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 114823
Last updated: 16 October 2021
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Date:18-AUG-1937
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: 35-105
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Maidens, VA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Bolling Field, DC
Destination airport:Atlanta, GA
Narrative:
Crashed during attempted forced lndg. Killed was Col William Caldwell McChord. At the time of his death, he was Chief of the Training and Operations Division in HQ Army Air Corps.

Sources:

[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/db.asp,] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McChord_Field#cite_note-6
Nieuwe Apeldoornsche courant
19-08-1937



Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Jul-2013 01:40 bobm Updated [Source, Narrative]
20-Aug-2021 11:26 Cobar Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
20-Aug-2021 12:10 Cobar Updated [Destination airport]

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