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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 232322
Last updated: 5 June 2020
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Date:21-JUL-1911
Time:c. 18:30
Type:Farman
Owner/operator:
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:…tampes Airfield -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Denise Moore was the first female aviator to die in an aircraft accident. She had been taking flying lessons at the Henri Farman Aviation School at …tampes, about 30 miles south of Paris in France.
She took off at 18:20 in Farmanís biplane, on her third flight of the day, and made two circuits of the field. On her third turn, the aircraft banked steeply and pitched downward. It crashed and Ms. Moore was killed.

Sources:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Denise_Moore
http://www.corpusetampois.com/che-20-19110729abeille19110721moore.html
https://www.thisdayinaviation.com/21-july-1911/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Jan-2020 14:32 Nieman Added
22-Jan-2020 14:34 harro Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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