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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 234027
Last updated: 15 September 2021
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Type:Moisant Monoplane
Owner/operator:Rene Simon
Registration: 29
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lake Michigan off Grant Park Chicago IL -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Grant Park
Destination airport:Grant Park
Came in to low and crashed into Lake Michigan, the pilot Rene Simon was rescued by Hugh Robinson in a Curtiss Hydroplane, making it the first airplane rescue at sea by another airplane. Participant in the 1911 Chicago International Aviation Meet (August 12 to August 20, 1911)


Revision history:

15-Mar-2020 12:38 Cobar Added
15-Mar-2020 12:44 Cobar Updated [Source]

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