Investigation of Aircraft Accident: RAPID AIRLINES CORPORATION: AMAZONIA, MISSOURI: 1934-11-15

On November 15, 1934 at about 11:42 p.m. an airplane of United States registry, piloted by a licensed airman, while being operated in scheduled flight, carrying one non-pay passenger and mail, crashed with resultant death to the pilot and passenger and the complete destruction of the aircraft. The plane, a Stinson, model SM-6000-B, bore Department of Commerce license number NC-10809 and was being operated between Omaha, Nebraska, and Kansas City, Missouri, by the Rapid Air Lines Corporation. It is the opinion of the Accident Board that the probable causes of this accident were: (1) Pilot committed an error in judgement in turning too close to the ground in a fog-bound area; and (2) Weather reporting facilities of the Company were inadequate to meet the conditions that confronted the pilot on this flight.

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  • Accession Number: 01662936
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: NTL, TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 16 2018 2:30PM