Incident Curtiss JN n/a,
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Date:Thursday 29 April 1920
Type:Silhouette image of generic jn4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Curtiss JN
Owner/operator:Curtiss ?
Registration: n/a
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Bellavista -   Peru
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Curtiss "Leoncio Prado" crashed during demonstration. US pilot Walter Simmons (Curtiss Aeroplane, exchange for Handley Pack) and US mechanic William Deo seriously injured.

Note: hydroplane of "casa Handley Pack" ditched near Punta after engine failure, 1 APR 1920. Pilot Juan Leguía and mechanic Wehler rescued by fishermen. Aircraft minor damaged by waves (E.D. 5 APR 1920, p2).
"Curtiss" of Escuela de Aviacion Civil nosed over on emergency landing at La Punta, while gliding after the engine stopped, 26 DEC 1920. Pilot Moore and passenger Arenas uninjured. Propeller broke (E.D. 28 DEC 20, p2)


El Deber (Arequipa) 30 April 1920, p2

Revision history:

11-Feb-2024 15:47 TB Added
11-Feb-2024 16:08 TB Updated [Narrative]
11-Feb-2024 18:45 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Nature, Narrative]
11-Feb-2024 19:28 TB Updated [Time, Narrative]

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