Accident Curtiss XS3C-1 A-8847, Thursday 25 February 1932
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Date:Thursday 25 February 1932
Time:
Type:Curtiss XS3C-1
Owner/operator:US Navy
Registration: A-8847
MSN: 1
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Near Oxen Hill, MD -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Test
Departure airport:Anacostia NAS, VA
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Lost elevators in a test dive from 15000ft and crashed. The pilot bailed out safely at 2000ft.

Sources:

https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83045462/1932-02-25/ed-1/seq-1/#date1=1932&index=3&rows=20&words=Hill+Oxen&searchType=basic&sequence=0&state=&date2=1932&proxtext=Oxen+hill&y=18&x=21&dateFilterType=yearRange&page=1

Revision history:

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