Accident Curtiss A-3B 30-232, Sunday 11 January 1931
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Date:Sunday 11 January 1931
Type:Curtiss A-3B
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Corps (USAAC)
Registration: 30-232
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Gulf of Mexico offshore of Freeport, TX -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Crashed while on a flight from Matagorda, Texas to Fort Crockett (Galveston), Texas. LT J.F. Grasty and Corporal Philip Schuchmann (or Phillip Schuchman according to some sources) were killed. A body of one of the fliers was located on a mud flat near Francitas, TX on 16 January 1931. A second body, that of CPL Schuchmann, was located 25 January 1931 near Galveston. Pieces of the the aircraft washed ashore near Freeport several days prior.


Corsicana (TX) Daily Sun, 26 January 1931, p. 14

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05-Apr-2022 04:55 Anon. Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]

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