Date: August 10, 1937
Time: 04:40
Location: Daytona Beach, Florida
Operator: Eastern Air Lines
Flight #: 7
Route: Chicago - Daytona
AC Type: Douglas DC-2
Registration: NC-13739
cn / ln: 1289
Aboard: 9   (passengers:7  crew:2)
Fatalities: 4   (passengers:2  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: The plane struck a power pole while taking off from Daytona and crashed to the ground 600 feet from the first point of impact. The absence of reasonable notice to those operating and navigating the aircraft that an object had been erected which constituted a hazard to the aircraft taking off.

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