Airplane Crash - Kansas City, Kansas 01/27/1930

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Kansas City, Kansas


Date01/27/1930
Time17:30
LocationKansas City, Kansas
OperatorCentral Airlines
RouteWichita - Kansas City, KS
TypeTravel Air A6000A
Cn/In963
Aboard5
Fatalities5
Ground0
SummaryWhile preparing to land, the plane side slipped and dived into the ground from a height of 500 ft. and caught fire. As quickly as the bodies were removed, a hastily mustered crew of pilots and mechanics from Universal Airlines and Central Airlines, began removing all evidence of the accident, savagely fighting off reporters and photographers as they worked.

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