Date & Time: Jul 12, 1931
Type of aircraft:
Lockheed 5 Vega
Operator:
Registration:
NC8497
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Postal (mail)
Survivors:
No
MSN:
154
YOM:
1930
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
2
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
Crashed shortly after takeoff from Chicago Airport. Both crew were killed. This Vega was a DL-1B model, a version of the 5C.