Accident Wright Model R Baby Grand -, Saturday 29 October 1910
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Date:Saturday 29 October 1910
Type:Wright Model R Baby Grand
Owner/operator:Walter Brookins
Registration: -
MSN: -
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Belmont Park racetrack in New York -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Belmont Park racetrack in New York
Destination airport:Belmont Park racetrack in New York
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Walter Brookins was competing in the second Gordon Bennett Trophy aeroplane race at Belmont Park racetrack in New York, flying the new Wright Model R Baby Grand on 29th October, when the engine failed. During the subsequent crash the aircraft was written off and Walter Brookins was slightly injured.


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18-Nov-2021 18:00 Peter Clarke Added

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