March 25, Fort Leavenworth, Kan. / Aeronca Chief and EAA Biplane


At 17:30 CST, an Aeronca 11AC and an EAA Biplane P2 collided on runway 15 at Sherman AFB. No one was injured. The Aeronca had originally departed from Platte City, Mo., and was practicing touch and go landings at Sherman AFB. The Biplane departed St. Joseph, Mo., around 17:00 cst and was landing at Sherman AFB. The Aeronca had touched down and was in the process of transitioning for takeoff when the Biplane landed and struck the tail of the Aeronca, which was not equipped with a radio.


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