Accident Consolidated PT-1 Trusty 26-234, Wednesday 6 March 1929
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Date:Wednesday 6 March 1929
Type:Consolidated PT-1 Trusty
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Corps (USAAC)
Registration: 26-234
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Ocean 3 mi S of Imperial Beach, CAlifornia -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Crashed about 50 yards offshore; the aircraft was found the day of the crash as was the body of LT Hugh Deroix Smith; PVT Melvin A. Ulm was the other victim. His remains were found on 29 May 1929.

Los Angeles Times 8 March 1929
San Francisco Examiner 29 May 1929

Revision history:

05-Apr-2022 04:55 Anon. Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
11-Apr-2024 12:18 Nepa Updated [Location, Operator]

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