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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 234025
Last updated: 5 June 2020
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Date:15-AUG-1911
Time:
Type:Baldwin Biplane
Owner/operator:William R Badger
Registration: 1
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Grant Park, Chicago, IL -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:Grant Park
Destination airport:Grant Park
Narrative:
Pulling up out of a dive the aircraft broke up and crashed, killing the pilot William R Badger. Participant in the 1911 Chicago International Aviation Meet (August 12 to August 20, 1911)

Sources:

http://www.volaticum.com/american-magazine-of-aeronautics-volume-09-03-september-1911.htm
http://earlyaviators.com/badger01.jpg
https://chicagology.com/transportation/1911aviation/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Mar-2020 11:16 Cobar Added
15-Mar-2020 11:48 Cobar Updated [Registration, Source]
15-Mar-2020 12:39 Cobar Updated [Narrative]

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