Date & Time: Jul 27, 1935
Type of aircraft:
Curtiss T-32 Condor II
Operator:
Registration:
NC12393
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
45
YOM:
1934
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
10
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The crew continued the approach in low visibility due to fog. Aircraft landed long, overrun runway and came to rest in an open field. Four passengers were slightly injured while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.
Probable cause:
The crew completed the approach despite low visibility due to foggy conditions and did not realize he was flying too high. Aircraft landed long and was unable to be stopped within the remaining runway. Poor approach configuration on part of the crew. Low visibility due to fog was considered as a contributory factor.