Airplane Crash - Chicago, Illinois 07/12/1931

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Chicago, Illinois


Date07/12/1931
LocationChicago, Illinois
OperatorBraniff Airlines
RouteChicago - Detroit
TypeLockheed Vega
RegistrationNC8497
Aboard2
Fatalities2
Ground0
SummaryEngine quit while taking off. The plane crashed from a height of 700 feet. The pilot tried to return to the airport by banking to the right but did not have sufficient altitude to recover.

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