June 1, 1934

Flown from Miami to Boston on the first day of emergency Army Air Mail service, February 19, 1934

1934: Army Air Corps airmail operations end. The official record for the brief enterprise reflects 57 crashes and 12 fatalities (the main reason for ending the program), with 1.5 million miles flown to carry 777,000 pounds of mail at a cost of $2.7 million.

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