Accident Curtiss Type IV SC-2, 10 May 1911
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Type:Curtiss Type IV
Owner/operator:US Army Signal Corps
Registration: SC-2
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ft. Sam Houston, San Antonio, TX -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Ft. Sam Houston
Destination airport:Ft. Sam Houston
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Lost control in a turn after a go-around and crashed. Pilot Lieut. George Kelly (33) killed.

Note: he was the first US aviator died in military plane crash.


archive Bleiente
Lakeland Ledger 10 May 1961, p5

Revision history:

17-Apr-2008 12:20 Bleiente Added
03-Mar-2020 11:48 Cobar Updated [Time, Registration, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Jun-2022 07:21 TB Updated [Phase, Source, Narrative]

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