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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 234189
Last updated: 5 June 2020
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Date:06-JAN-1914
Time:
Type:Biplane
Owner/operator:Frank Bell
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Meridian, MS -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:Meridian
Destination airport:Meridian
Narrative:
Lost control when the controller of his steering gear got jammed and crashed from 1500 ft, badly injuring the pilot Frank M Bell. He died in hospital on 07-02-1914. Was giving a demonstration in bomb dropping from aircraft.

Sources:

http://www.earlyaviators.com/edavelam.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Mar-2020 11:18 Cobar Added
21-Mar-2020 11:18 Cobar Updated [Total fatalities]

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