Date & Time: Jan 14, 1932
Type of aircraft:
Northrop Alpha 4
Operator:
Registration:
NC942Y
Flight Phase:
Flight
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
6
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
En route, pilot encountered engine problems due to fuel exhaustion. He decided to bail out and abandoned the aircraft that crashed in an uninhabited area. While the aircraft was destroyed, the pilot was unhurt.
Probable cause:
Engine failure caused by fuel exhaustion.