Date & Time: May 22, 1929
Type of aircraft:
Boeing 80
Operator:
Registration:
NC7138
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
1033
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
7
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff, while climbing, crew encountered technical problems and attempted to make an emergency landing. Aircraft eventually came to rest in a prairie near the airport. While all occupants escaped unhurt, aircraft was considered as damaged beyond repair.
Probable cause:
Unknown technical failure on takeoff.