Date & Time: Dec 14, 1932
Type of aircraft:
Boeing 40
Operator:
Registration:
NC281
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Postal (mail)
Survivors:
No
MSN:
892
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
Pilot decided to reduce his altitude while cruising in foggy conditions, probably to maintain visual contact with the ground. Aircraft hit a mountain slope and broke up in Rocky Ridge, south of Cortez. The pilot was killed.