Date & Time: Jan 30, 1929
Type of aircraft:
Travel Air 5000
Operator:
Registration:
NC770
Flight Type:
Postal (mail)
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
177A
YOM:
0
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
While descending to Davenport, visibility worsened due to heavy snow falls. Pilot was unable to locate the airport so he took the decision to abandon the aircraft and bailed out. Aircraft crashed in a field and was destroyed. The pilot John "Jack" Barton was unhurt.