Date & Time: Jan 11, 1929
Type of aircraft:
Fokker C2
Operator:
Registration:
26-204
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Military
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Harrisburg - Bolling AFB
Crew on board:
0
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from Harrisburg Airport, while climbing, an engine failed. Aircraft stalled and crashed in Royalton, less than a mile from the airport. The pilot Henry R. Angell was killed. Aircraft was on its way to the Bolling AFB in Washington DC.
Probable cause:
Engine failure on takeoff.