Accident Curtiss JN-4 G-CAAF, Monday 24 May 1920
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Date:Monday 24 May 1920
Time:16:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic jn4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Curtiss JN-4
Owner/operator:Pacific Aviation Company
Registration: G-CAAF
MSN: AB.2
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Nr. Minoru Park Racecourse, Vancouver, BC -   Canada
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:Minoru, BC
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Little or no information is available
Narrative:
Lost control at 4000ft and spun into the ground.
Pilot A.C. Baker injured. Passenger E.H.Beazley killed.

Sources:

British Civil Aircraft Registers 1919-1999

https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=ifIdVpG6JtcC&dat=19200525&printsec=frontpage&hl=en
Angus Scully, “In Our Youth”, Heritage House Publishing Co, (Toronto 2022), pp.236-252.

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Jan-2008 11:43 JINX Added
16-Jul-2022 15:07 Cobar Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
22-Aug-2023 06:31 Wind Chaser Updated

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