ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 234537
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Narrative:Lost control in turbulent weather, throwing the pilot, Ens W. D. Billingsley, from the aircraft killing him. The Passenger,Lt. Towers, stayed with the plane, sustaining injuries when the plane hit the water. The first fatality in US naval aviation.
|Date:||Friday 20 June 1913|
|Type:||Wright CH Seaplane|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2|
|Aircraft damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Chesapeake Bay off Annapolis MD -
United States of America
|Phase:|| En route|
|Destination airport:||Kent Island|
|Confidence Rating:|| Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources|
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