Newburyport, MA – April 22, 1910

Newburyport, Massachusetts – April 22, 1910

     On April 22, 1910, Greely S. Curtis of New York was making a flight in his Herring-Burgess biplane at Plum Island in Newburyport.  After flying for a distance of about 200 yards, he crashed on soft marshland.  The front of the plane was wrecked, but Curtis received only minor injuries.  At the time he crashed, the aircraft was only at an altitude of about 20 feet. 


     (Woonsocket, R.I.) Evening Call, “Airship Damaged”, April 23, 1910, Pg.1 

     Hartford Courant, (Conn.), “New Biplane Plunges To Ground”, April 23, 1910

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