Date & Time: Apr 10, 1920
Type of aircraft:
Curtiss R-4LM
Operator:
Registration:
49
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Postal (mail)
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Plain
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
A fire erupted in flight. Pilot elected to make an emergency landing but the aircraft crashed near Newark. While the pilot was killed, the passenger was seriously injured.