Incident Gates Biplane , 05 Mar 1911
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 17428
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Type:Gates Biplane
Owner/operator:William Purves
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Baton Rouge, La. -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Baton Rouge, Roseland Terrace
Destination airport:Baton Rouge, Roseland Terrace
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Unable to gain height on take-off,clipped a fence and crashed, badly injuring the pilot William Purves He died in hospital on 24-04-1911.


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Revision history:

14-Apr-2008 03:55 Bleiente Added
13-Mar-2020 09:49 Cobar Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Mar-2020 10:00 Cobar Updated [Total fatalities]

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