Airplane Crash - Springfield, Ohio 12/31/1931

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Springfield, Ohio


Date12/31/1931
LocationSpringfield, Ohio
OperatorAmerican Airways
RoutePort Colombus, OH - Louisville, KY
TypeFairchild Pilgrim 100A
Aboard5
Fatalities4
Ground0
SummaryUnder orders from his supervisor, the pilot took off in extremely poor weather conditions. After encountering fog he attempted to turn back to the airport but a wing tip struck a knoll and the plane crashed.

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