Accident Bristol Boxkite b.B.2, Monday 26 January 1914
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Date:Monday 26 January 1914
Time:
Type:Bristol Boxkite
Owner/operator:Aviación Militar Española
Registration: b.B.2
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Cuatro Vientos, near Madrid -   Spain
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Cuatro Vientos
Destination airport:Cuatro Vientos
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Bristol Boxkite, one of two units received. Part of the very first flying material of the AME. Lost control, performing a steep dive, and crashed from 300 m, inverted, killing the pilot, in Advanced Training, Lt. Máximo Ramos Martínez.(Guardia Civil).

Sources:

Rotterdamsch nieuwsblad
28-01-1914
https://ancienhistories.blogspot.com/2016/06/aviacion-militar-espanola-los-anos.html

Enciclopedia de la Aviación Militar Española Vol III
Alcañiz-Fresno Pgs 1494, 1495

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Mar-2020 11:45 Cobar Added
29-Nov-2021 07:40 volman Updated [Registration, Operator, Phase, Source, Narrative]
01-Dec-2021 08:08 volman Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source, Narrative]
23-May-2024 06:01 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]

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