Air Crash - Memphis, U.S.A.

Ref: G5208
  • £45.00

On February 10 1944, the American Airlines flight from Little Rock to Memphis crashed into the Mississippi River, killing the pilot D. Francis, and 24 passengers and crew. The salvaged mail received a four line cachet ‘DELAY DUE TO AIR MAIL / INTERRUPTION NEAR / MEMPHIS, TENN, / FEB 10 1944’ (Sanford Ref. 440210)