Accident Curtiss O-39 Falcon 32-216, 22 Feb 1934
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Date:22-FEB-1934
Time:06:00
Type:Curtiss O-39 Falcon
Owner/operator:USAAC
Registration: 32-216
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Deshler, OH -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Chicago, IL
Destination airport:Toledo, OH
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Got lost due to a radio failure in fog and a snowstorm, pilot bailed out but the parachute got caught on a part of the plane, dragging the pilot to his death. Was flying on the AACMO (Army Air Corps Mail Operation)

Sources:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Air_Mail_scandal_accidents_and_incidents


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