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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 181429
Last updated: 12 January 2022
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Date:22-DEC-1940
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic J3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper J-3 Cub
Owner/operator:CAA
Registration: NC28261
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Warwick, RI -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Training
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Hillsgrove Airport, RI
Narrative:
Two school airplane collided and crashed. One pilot died.the other aircraft a Taylorcraft B NC20425 made a crash landing the pilot survived.

Sources:

Correio da Manhã 24 December 1940, p5
https://www.newenglandaviationhistory.com/hillsgrove-airport-december-22-1940/
https://books.google.nl/books?id=gYA38kApOaoC&pg=PA57&lpg=PA57&dq=providence+ri+plane+crash+december+22+1940&source=bl&ots=5wYMYHUfZ6&sig=ACfU3U1ayj-PnWOIadhqOoP-xbzt3aXrhg&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwijit_nmcD0AhWxg_0HHaMuBTMQ6AF6BAgCEAM#v=onepage&q=providence%20ri%20plane%20crash%20december%2022%201940&f=false


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Nov-2015 16:43 TB Added
19-Sep-2021 18:03 Cobar Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Nature, Source]
19-Sep-2021 18:06 Cobar Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Narrative]
30-Nov-2021 13:57 Cobar Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source, Narrative]

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