AUGUST 11, 1931

August 11, 1931 -- On its final stage of landing in Hankow a CNAC Loening piloted by Capt. Cecil Sellers broke a propeller and plunged into the river. Sellers and three passengers were rescued from the swollen waters, however the plane sank, some mail was lost, others badly damaged.
Source: American Legation, Office of the Military Attaché, Peking, China

(Photos Courtesy of Nancy Allison Wright)

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