Date & Time: Jan 8, 1928
Type of aircraft:
Fairchild FC-2
Operator:
Registration:
NC3780
Flight Phase:
Flight
Survivors:
No
Site:
Plain
Schedule:
Albany – Buffalo
MSN:
39
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
2
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
Few minutes after takeoff from Albany, while cruising southwest of Amsterdam, pilot encountered poor visibility due to foggy conditions. While flying at low altitude, the single engine aircraft hit tree tops in the Rural Grove State Forest and crashed. All three occupants were killed.