Newspaper Articles

Airplane Crashes Two Killed Fell 2,000 Feet News clippings caption card Death at Controls of Airplane as Two Are Thrown from the Sky Aviators Fall 2,000 Feet at Landing Field

Stunt Flying Ban

“Stunt Flying Ban Follows Air Tragedy.” Stunt Flying Prohibited article from Jacksonville Journal Stunt Flying Prohibited article from Jacksonville Journal

The following articles were used to prepare this exhibit:

Masthead. Jacksonville Journal, 1 May 1926, p. 1 

Clark, James C. “Airplane Crashes Two Killed.” The Florida Times-Union, 1 May 1926, p. 5 

“Fell 2,000 Feet.” Jacksonville Journal, 30 April 1926, p. 1 

Jax Airplane Crash Kills Two.” Jacksonville Journal, 30 April 1926, p. 1 

“Death at Controls of Airplane as Two Are Flung from Sky.” The Florida Times-Union, 1 May 1926, p. Section 2 

“Aviators Fall 2,000 Feet at Landing Field.” Jacksonville Journal, 30 April 1926, p. 1 and p. 29

“Stunt Flying Ban Follows Air Tragedy.” The Florida Times-Union, 2 May 1926 

“Stunt Flying Prohibited at Landing Field.” Jacksonville Journal, 1 May 1926, p. 1 and p. 9

The Crash

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