ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 106665
Last updated: 24 May 2013
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Narrative:A pioneer of commercial aviation in Mexico and a famous pilot, Francisco Sarabia Tinoco was returning to Mexico City after setting a record flight time of 10 hours, 43 minutes for a flight between that city and New York City.
|Type:||Granville Gee Bee Racer|
|Operator:||Francisco Sarabia Tinoco|
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|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Potomac River, Washington, DC -
United States of America
|Phase:|| Initial climb|
|Departure airport:||Bolling Field, Washington DC|
|Destination airport:||Mexico City|
Just after take off from Bolling Field the Gee Bee Racer, named ' Conquistador del Cielo ', crashed in the Potomac River.
Francisco Sarabia was killed in the accident.
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