Air Crash - New York, U.S.A.

Ref: G5244
  • £75.00

1959 NEW YORK. On February 3 the American Airlines flight from Chicago to New York, when making an instrument landing, came in too low and crashed in the East River and sank. The captain, a flight attendant and five passengers were killed. Recovered mail received a three line cachet ‘THIS MATTER WAS RECOVERED FOLLOW / ING A RECENT AIRPLANE CRASH> / NEW YORK POST OFFICE.’(Sanford Ref. 590203)