Boston, MA. – December 7, 1929

Boston, Massachusetts – December 7, 1929

     On the afternoon of December 7, 1929, a 24-year-old pilot was taking off from the East Boston Airport in a Stearman bi-plane (NC-6260), when the aircraft struck a bump in the runway and suffered a broken strut to the undercarriage which subsequently caused damage to the propeller and right undercarriage.  The pilot was not injured. 

     Source: Commonwealth of Massachusetts Aircraft Accident Report, dated December 7, 1929.  (Massachusetts Air and Space Museum) 


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