Accident Curtiss HS-2L n/a,
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Date:Wednesday 22 March 1922
Time:c. 12:00
Type:Curtiss HS-2L
Owner/operator:Miami Airways
Registration: n/a
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:ca 8,5 mi off Bimini -   Bahamas
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Miami, FL (11:30)
Destination airport:Bimini (12:15)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The seaplane "Miss Miami" made a hard ditching after propeller broke shortly after leaving Miami for a 45 minutes flight to Bimini. Drifted with the Gulf Stream to north until the hull began to leak and capsized. Pilot Robert L. Moore survived seriously injured and rescued by tanker "SS William Green" after 56 hours. Three women and two men drowned.


The Lakeland Evening Telegram 25 March 1922, p1

Revision history:

02-Mar-2024 19:59 TB Added
03-Mar-2024 10:47 TB Updated [Time, Registration, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
03-Mar-2024 10:56 ASN Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Country, Source]
03-Mar-2024 10:59 ASN Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
12-Mar-2024 18:30 TB Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]

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