Accident Gates Biplane , Sunday 5 March 1911
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Date:Sunday 5 March 1911
Time:
Type:Gates Biplane
Owner/operator:William Purves
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Baton Rouge, La -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:Baton Rouge, Roseland Terrace
Destination airport:Baton Rouge, Roseland Terrace
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Unable to gain height on take-off,clipped a fence and crashed, badly injuring the pilot William Purves He died in hospital on 24-04-1911.

Sources:

archive Bleiente
https://countryroadsmagazine.com/art-and-culture/history/forgotten-baton-rouge-douglas-villien/
https://countryroadsmagazine.com/downloads/4700/download/Image9044?cb=bda07105c475717501c61abc671e37e9&w=900&h=
https://countryroadsmagazine.com/downloads/4699/download/forgottenplane.jpg?cb=4ee390119742699a6c564f5b6d310020&w=600&h=

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Apr-2008 03:55 Bleiente Added
13-Mar-2020 09:49 Cobar Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Mar-2020 10:00 Cobar Updated [Total fatalities]

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