ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 15486
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Narrative:Pilot: Alberto Santos-Dumont.
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1|
|Aircraft damage:|| Minor|
|Location:||Bagatelle, Paris 75 -
|Departure airport:||Plaine de Jeux de Bagatelle|
|Confidence Rating:|| Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources|
First flight of the 14-bis airplane.
First flight to be publicly witnessed by a crowd.
First machine self-propelled to flight
The aircraft landed in a nose-up attitude, breaking the propeller in his third flight.
- Brazilien Alberto Santos-Dumont performed the first powered flight in Europe with his unortodox Type 14bis, lacked of lateral control, only able to hop a distance in the air (60m 23th October 1906). This day, after several jumps, the machine covered 220m.
Wikipedia and historical data.
- VOLAR El Mundo de la Aviación EGC Ediciones 1982 Vol V Pag 873
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