Accident Curtiss-Wright CW-19R? , Monday 3 January 1938
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Date:Monday 3 January 1938
Type:Curtiss-Wright CW-19R?
Owner/operator:Chinese Government?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Wuhan, Hubei Province -   China
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
*American instructor A.F. Sangster and mechanic Harold Walsh died when pursuit plane crashed in Hankow after reaching 1,500 meters altitude.

**A Curtiss-Wright CW-19R, bought by Chinese government in 1937, crashed on 1938/01/05 [sic].

The two sources possibly referred to the same accident.


*The Tribune 5 January 1938, p3
**Zhu, F. 2019. Illustrated Catalog of Chinese Military Aircrafts (1912-1949). Hong Kong, China: The Commercial Press (Hong Kong). (in Chinese)

Revision history:

30-Sep-2019 18:34 TB Added
22-Aug-2021 10:12 Cobar Updated [Date]
24-Mar-2024 15:48 RDV Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]

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