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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 17376
Last updated: 2 June 2020
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Date:17-NOV-1910
Time:
Type:Wright-B Biplane
Owner/operator:Wright Exhibition Team
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Denver -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:Overland Park Field,Denver
Destination airport:Overland Park Field,Denver
Narrative:
A not properly repaired wing collapsed during a high altitude flight,the aircraft went into a spiraling dive and crashed. Killing the pilot Ralph Johnstone. The first American pilot crash death

Sources:

archive Bleiente
De Maasbode
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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Apr-2008 01:54 Bleiente Added
19-Mar-2020 22:12 Cobar Updated [Aircraft type, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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