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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 25994
 
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Date:13-SEP-1928
Time:00:30
Type:Lockheed Vega 1
Owner/operator:W. Thaw
Registration: NX7430
MSN: 19
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:15 mi S of Decatur, IN -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Roosevelt Field, NY (20:00)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Forced down on a farm due to broken oil line during a non-stop-air race. Both occupants lies badly injured in the wreckage until found by a farmer 06:00. Col William Thaw II and Cap John P. Morris.

Sources:

New Britain Herald 13 September 1928, p1+16


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
02-Dec-2020 13:37 TB Updated [Time, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
02-Dec-2020 13:43 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator]

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