Florence Klingensmith’s 1933 crash

Black and white photograph of place wreckage from Florence Klingensmith’s fatal crash, 1933.


Wreckage of the Bee Gee Model Y Senior Sportster Klingensmith flew and crashed during the Phillip Tracy Race at the Chicago Air Races, 1933. The identification number on the plane, NR718Y, is just visible.

Holding Location

Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County