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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 233937
Last updated: 12 March 2020
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Date:17-JUN-1912
Time:
Type:Curtiss Pusher Biplane
Owner/operator:Curtiss-Wright Aviators exhibition team
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Springfield, IL -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Test
Departure airport:Springfield
Destination airport:Springfield
Narrative:
Hit a tree in poor Visibility and crashed, killing the pilot Julia Clark. She was the first American woman to die while piloting an airplane.

Sources:

Tilburgsche courant
19-06-1912


Revision history:

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12-Mar-2020 21:20 Cobar Added

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