Accident Burgess K flying boat D-1,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 234238
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Date:Monday 16 February 1914
Type:Burgess K flying boat
Owner/operator:US Navy
Registration: D-1
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Pensacola Bay off Pensacola, FL -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Pensacola, aeronautic station
Destination airport:Pensacola, aeronautic station
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed into Pensacola Bay from 200 ft, killing the pilot Lieutenant (junior grade) James M. Murray. The U.S. Navy’s first aviation fatality.


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