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Crash of a Stearman C-3B in Mount Vernon: 1 killed

Accident description

  • Oct 29, 1929
  • Flight
  • Postal (mail)
  • No
  • Plain
  • Cleveland – Louisville
  • Mount Vernon, Ohio
  • USA
  • North America
  • 1
  • 1
  • 0
  • 0
  • 1
  • The pilot was performing a postal flight from Cleveland (Ohio) to Louisville, Kentucky. En route, he encountered foggy conditions and decided to reduce his altitude to maintain a visual contact with the ground. Aircraft hit tree tops and crashed in a wooded area. The pilot was killed.