Date & Time: Nov 12, 1933
Type of aircraft:
Northrop Delta 1
Operator:
Registration:
NC12292
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Postal (mail)
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
03
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The engine caught fire in flight. The pilot Harlan William Hull decided to abandon the aircraft and bailed out. The airplane dove into the ground and crashed in flames near Moriarty. The pilot was uninjured while the airplane was destroyed.
Probable cause:
Engine fire in flight.