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Carl Benjamin Eielson

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1929 photos of NC10002
Hamilton All Metal Aircraft Co. with Waco engine

Eielson and Borland departed Teller, Alaska (just north of Nome) November 9th 1929 for Siberia. This was their second trip to rescue personnel and cargo from the Nanuk, which was icebound in Russia. 

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The wreckage of their Hamilton was found January 25th 1930. Their bodies were found later and returned to Fairbanks.




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