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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 233650
Last updated: 6 March 2020
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Date:15-JUL-1913
Time:18:15
Type:Homebuilt Biplane
Owner/operator:Thaddeus Kerns
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Chico,CA -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Test
Departure airport:Chico
Destination airport:Chico
Narrative:
At the height of eighty feet, the lower wing spar of the airplane broke in two, causing the plane to sag and the propeller to ripping through the canvas, making the plane dive straight down into a grain field, killing the pilot Thaddeus Kerns

Sources:

De Volksvriend
24-07-1913


Revision history:

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06-Mar-2020 11:52 Cobar Added

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