Accident Curtiss Biplane , 01 Sep 1911
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 234011
 
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Date:01-SEP-1911
Time:
Type:Curtiss Biplane
Owner/operator:Curtiss Company
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Norton, KS -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:Norton
Destination airport:Norton
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Frisbie had damaged his plane the day before the accident so the next day decided not fly, the crowd at the fair started to jeer him, calling him a faker, so he went up against his better judgement. On the first turn he lost control hit a barn and crashed, killing the Irish pilot John J Frisbie.

Sources:

Provinciale Geldersche en Nijmeegsche courant
06-09-1911


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