- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: September 17, 1927
Time: 0405
Location: Atlantic Ocean
Operator: Private
Flight #: ?
Route: Old Orchad Beach - Rome
AC Type: Fokker F7
Registration: NX703
cn / ln: 4899/0501
Aboard: 3   (passengers:1  crew:2)
Fatalities: 3   (passengers:1  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: While flying 1,000 km east of the Canadian coast, the crew sent a mayday message and the aircraft crashed into the ocean two minutes later. The plane was owned by William Randolph Hearst who financed this nonstop transatlantic flight.
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