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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 27467
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Time:02:48 LT
Type:Lockheed Vega 5
Owner/operator:Crosley Radio Corporation
Registration: NR496M
MSN: 619
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Floyd Bennett Field, New York, NY -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Floyd Bennett Field, New York, NY
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Attempted record flight but crashed during the takeoff. Left wing, fuselage and undercarriage were damaged. Occupant,
Miss Ruth Rowland Nichols, sole onboard, was unhurt.


Other occurrences involving this aircraft

22 Jun 1931 NR496M Ruth Nicols 0 Saint John's, NFD sub


Photo of NR496M courtesy

Jersey City (closed)
26 August 1931; (c) Photo Archive

Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
23-May-2020 16:01 Sergey L. Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Source, Damage, Narrative]
19-Mar-2021 18:33 TB Updated [Location, Source, Damage]
07-Dec-2021 14:23 Cobar Updated [Date, Location, Nature, Departure airport]

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