Airplane Crash - Marquette, Nebraska 02/26/1928

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Marquette, Nebraska


Date02/26/1928
LocationMarquette, Nebraska
OperatorBoeing Air Transport
TypeBoeing 40
RegistrationNC280
Aboard2
Fatalities1
Ground0
SummaryThe air mail plane crashed into a grove of cottonwood trees and burned. Businessman F.H. Craig was killed and pilot Frank Yegar injured. The pilot descended in altitude due to air pockets.The plane then ran into an air pocket that brought the plane down into the grove of trees.

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