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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 224423
Last updated: 15 September 2021
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Date:07-OCT-1903
Time:
Type:Aerodrome
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: -
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Potomac River, DC -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Test
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The Aerodrome, a powered aircraft developed by Samuel Langley, crashed into the Potomac River on the second attempted flight. The aircraft broke up as it left the catapult. The pilot, Charles M. Manly, survived unhurt.

Sources:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samuel_Pierpont_Langley


Revision history:

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27-Apr-2019 18:41 harro Added

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