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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 17387
Last updated: 5 June 2020
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Date:31-DEC-1910
Time:
Type:Blériot XI monoplane
Owner/operator:John Moisant
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Harahan near New Orleans, Louisiana -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:City Park, New Orleans
Destination airport:Harahan
Narrative:
Moisant was caught in a gust of wind and thrown from his Blériot XI monoplane.He fell about 25 feet, killing him. The aircraft crashed. He was making a preparatory flight in his attempt to win the 1910 Michelin Cup.Pilot John Moisant

Sources:

archive Bleiente
http://www.volaticum.com/american-magazine-of-aeronautics-volume-08-02-february-1911.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Apr-2008 07:16 Bleiente Added
20-Mar-2020 12:04 Cobar Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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