- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: December 16, 1918
Time: ?
Location: Elizabeth, New Jersey
Operator: US Aerial Mail Service
Flight #: ?
Route: ?
AC Type: De Havilland DH-4
Registration: 97
cn / ln: ?
Aboard: 1   (passengers:0  crew:1)
Fatalities: 1   (passengers:0  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: Carl Smith was killed when his mail plane feet 500 feet while attempting to land. He tried to reposition the aircraft after the wind shifted and lost control of the plane and dived into the ground.
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