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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 234026
Last updated: 15 March 2020
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Date:15-AUG-1911
Time:
Type:Moisant Monoplane
Owner/operator:St. Croix Johnstone
Registration: 18
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lake Michigan 1 mile off 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:
Lost control and crashed from 500 ft into lake Michigan, drowning the pilot St. Croix Johnstone. 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/johnstonebody.jpg


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Mar-2020 11:35 Cobar Added
15-Mar-2020 12:39 Cobar Updated [Narrative]

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