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Narrative:Crashed from about 100 feet a few seconds after taking off on it's first flight; killing it's designer, Leonard Warden Bonney. An unorthadox aircraft, it featured wings with variable camber, tips that could be swung back 20 degrees, rotated upwards on landing as speedbrakes, and folded back for transportation and storage.
|Owner/operator:||Leonard Warden Bonney|
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|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Roosevelt Field, Garden City -
United States of America
|Phase:|| Initial climb|
Jim Winchester "The World's Worst Aircraft", 2005