Date & Time: Apr 21, 1929 at 1145 LT
Type of aircraft:
Scheduled Revenue Flight
San Diego - Phoenix
United States of America
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Ten minutes after takeoff from San Diego Airport, while climbing to a height of 2,000 feet, the three engine aircraft collided with an USAAC's Boeing PW-9D registered 28-37. Both aircraft dove into the ground and were totally destroyed, killing all six people on board.
According to authorities, the pilot of the USAAC's aircraft was cruising in an unauthorized zone at the time of the accident, in violation of navigation rules.