Rockne, Knute; Airlines, Western Air Express (Air Lines, Airlines) (USA); Fokker F-10A, Wreck; Safety, Accidents, 1930s. [photograph]

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Collection Item Summary:

View of wreckage of wing of the Western Airlines Fokker F-10A (r/n NC999E) on the ground at Bazaar, Kansas, shortly after the March 31, 1931, crash in which University of Notre Dame football coach Knute Rockne was killed. Automobile parked in background, behind wing section.

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

  • Airplanes
  • Airlines

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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photographer

Unknown

Date

Circa 3/31/1931

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560

Type

Photographs

Local number

NASM-9A08936

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