Date & Time: Dec 24, 1931
Type of aircraft:
Curtiss Carrier Pigeon
Operator:
Registration:
NC369N
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Postal (mail)
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
G-3
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
In flight, a wing failed following a structural problem. The pilot was able to take his parachute and bailed out. The aircraft crashed and was destroyed while the pilot was unhurt.
Probable cause:
Wing failure.