Date & Time: Jul 3, 1932
Type of aircraft:
Northrop Alpha 4
Operator:
Registration:
NC993Y
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Postal (mail)
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
16
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
En route, the propeller detached and the control was hard. Pilot decided to abandon the aircraft and bailed out. The aircraft crashed in a field and was destroyed while the pilot was later found unhurt.
Probable cause:
Propeller failure.