Air Crashes and Mysteries 1937-1941 (scrapbook)


Air Crashes and Mysteries 1937-1941 (scrapbook)

MAURO, Rudolph G.

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First page of scrapbook states "Three sobering events in the life of a 14-year-old, who often walked, ran, or biycled five miles or more to witness the landing of an airplane. The crashes depicted here were the worst in Canadian history at the time they occurred." 1) Levanevsky North Pole Flight 1937. 2) American Airlines DC-3 "Flagship" Crash October 30, 1941. 20 killed Crew -3, Passengers -17. Lot 10, Concession 3, Southwold Township, Elgin County, Ontario, Lawrence Station (Near St. Thomas). 3) First T.C.A. (Now Air Canada) crash involving passenger fatalities. Lockheed 14-H2 "Super Electra" CF-TCP. Armstrong, Ontario. February 6, 1941, 12 killed. Crew -3. Passengers - 9.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: n/a
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: ca. 1937-41
  • Place Published: n/a
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    [36 p.]. 29 cm. Album of b&w photos, news clippings, photocopies pertaining to three Canadian air crashes. Black paper covered cardboard tied with black twine. Also includes a 16 mm film titled "National Archives of Canada. Dept. of Transport Aircraft Registration files. Norseman Mark I Prototype 1935-1953." Tucked inside are numerous loose pages consisting of correspondence with the Archives of Ontario and other offices. Folder with 5 b&w photos of men and planes, labelled on rear as Norseman, 1936, Leigh Capreol test pilot. Probably more pages loosely tucked inside than actually attached to book. Entire collection housed in brown folder.

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