ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 237611
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Narrative:Glenn L. Martin Company was contracted to take part in 4th of July flying exhibition in Petaluma. Company's chief pilot Grover Bell died in a crash when trying to avoid a band of horses romping in the Kenilworth Park landing site.
|Date:||Friday 4 July 1913|
|Type:||Curtiss Pusher Model D|
|Owner/operator:||Glenn L. Martin Company|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1|
|Aircraft damage:|| Unknown|
|Location:||Petaluma, California, -
United States of America
|Destination airport:||Kenilworth Park landing site|
|Confidence Rating:|| Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources|
Grover Bell was elder brother of Lawrence Dale Bell, the founder of Bell Aircraft Corporation.
A. J. Pelletier, Bell Aircraft since 1935, Naval Institute Press 1992, p. 9.
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