Ir Crash - Wright Wy.

Ref: G5234
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WRIGHT WY. The Western Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Chicago crashed in open country on 26th February killing 9 people on board, including the pilot, Captain m. Crowley. The mail was forwarded from Gillette and received either a letter, explanatory slip or, as with this cover, a four line ‘DELAY CAUSED BY / AIR MAIL INTERRUPTION / NEAR GILLETTE, WYOMING / DATE FE 26 1954’. cachet.