Date & Time: Apr 17, 1942
Type of aircraft:
Ford 4
Operator:
Registration:
NC5093
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Delivery
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Plain
MSN:
4-AT-020
YOM:
10
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Owned by H. W. Robinson, the three engine aircraft was on its way to be delivered to Star Airlines. En route, the left engine failed, forcing the pilot to attempt an emergency landing. On final, the aircraft hit a tree and crashed. While the pilot was seriously injured, the aircraft was destroyed.
Probable cause:
Engine failure.