Benjamin Busch landed once at Tucson, Friday, June 26, 1931 at 11:30AM. He identifed his origin as Glendale, CA, and his destination as Los Angeles. He had arrived from Nogales, AZ. He carried as his sole passenger, "Mrs. B. Busch," Mabel. He flew the Curtiss Robin identified as NC387K (S/N 546, a model C-1).
Benjamin Busch is signed also in the Grand Central Air Terminal (GCAT) Register three times. On Monday, March 23, 1931 he carried a single, unidentified passenger. On Friday May 22, 1931 at 10:31AM he landed solo. No other information was cited in the Register except his and his airplane's presence. His final landing was on Thursday, May 28, 1931 at 8:41AM. His destination was Brawley, CA, a town just southeast of the Salton Sea in southern California. To each landing Busch flew the Curtiss Robin NC387K. At each landing at GCAT the airplane was identified as belonging to him.
Busch's biography is at the GCAT link above. You will find U.S. Census and city directory information that traces Busch's life in the Glendale, CA area, as well as photos of his airplane. Please direct your browser over to the the GCAT site for additional information.
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