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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 27467
 
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Date:03-NOV-1932
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
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:Floyd Bennett Field, New York, NY
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Attempted record flight but crashed during the takeoff. Left wing, fuselage and undercarriage were damaged. Occupant,
Miss Ruth Rowland Nichols, sole onboard, was unhurt.

Sources:

https://www.thisdayinaviation.com/tag/nr496m/

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

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


Images:

Photo of NR496M courtesy AirHistory.net


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

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
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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