Accident Wright CH Seaplane B-2,
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Date:Friday 20 June 1913
Type:Wright CH Seaplane
Owner/operator:US Navy
Registration: B-2
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Chesapeake Bay off Annapolis MD -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Annapolis
Destination airport:Kent Island
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
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.


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