Accident Curtiss Type IV SC-2,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 17440
 
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Date:Wednesday 10 May 1911
Time:06:20
Type:Curtiss Type IV
Owner/operator:US Army Signal Corps
Registration: SC-2
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, TX -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Ft. Sam Houston
Destination airport:Ft. Sam Houston
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
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.

Sources:

archive Bleiente
https://books.google.nl/books?id=Q90iasdk0XYC&pg=RA5-PA16&lpg=RA5-PA16&dq=us+air+corps+sc-15+curtiss&source=bl&ots=XeN04ZDAa9&sig=ACfU3U3uyOfkH84VF-cSPvFqSeuJIDPvWQ&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjr5oeomf7nAhUOwAIHHXsZDO4Q6AEwDHoECAgQAQ#v=onepage&q=us%20air%20corps%20sc-15%20curtiss&f=false
Lakeland Ledger 10 May 1961, p5

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
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]
03-Jun-2023 21:25 Ron Averes Updated [[Phase, Source, Narrative]]

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