Date & Time: Feb 3, 1921
Type of aircraft:
De Havilland DH.4
Operator:
Registration:
130
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Postal (mail)
Survivors:
No
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
Pilot was performing a mail flight. Shortly after takeoff from Minneapolis-World Chamberlain Field, engine failed. Aircraft lost height and crashed in a field in Mendota, east of the terrain. Pilot was killed and aircraft was destroyed.