- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: January 23, 1941
Time: 04:13
Location: Near Robertson, Missouri
Operator: Trans Continental and Western Air
Flight #: 6
Route: Kansas City, MO - New York
AC Type: Douglas DC-3-3
Registration: NC17315
cn / ln: 1930
Aboard: 13   (passengers:10  crew:3)
Fatalities: 2   (passengers:1  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: Shortly after passing over the west boundary of the airport, the pilot started a left turn. While in the turn, the plane contracted trees 113 feet above the level of the airport. Full power was applied to the engines in an attempt to pull up but other trees were struck and the pilot lost control. The aircraft crashed to the ground at a point approximately one-fourth of a mile southwest of the airport boundary. The action of the pilot in attempting a landing under adverse weather conditions in disregard of the minimums prescribed by the Civil Aeronautics Administration and in maneuvering for such a landing at a dangerously low altitude.
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