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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 26195
 
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Date:03-AUG-1930
Time:6:00 AM
Type:Lockheed Vega 5B
Owner/operator:John Henry Mears
Registration: NR500V
MSN: 112
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Harbour Grace, NFD -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Roosevelt Field, Long Island
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Aircraft called 'City of New York' John Henry Mears and Pilot Harry Brown planned to make a Around the World Record Flight' Harbour Grace First Stop but aircraft crashed on take-off and was damaged beyond repair

Sources:

Windswept Tail
AUGUST 19, 2020 / CONCEPTIONBAYMUSEUM


Images:

Photo of NR500V courtesy AirHistory.net


Harbour Grace (CHG2)
3 August 1930; (c) AirHistory.net Photo Archive

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
19-Feb-2021 21:02 jlf Cradle of Aviati Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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