Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

"Briggs Boat Crash, Close Up." Close-up one-half left rear view of wreckage of US Navy Alexandria Flying Boat (one from the s/n series A5247 through A5256, a.k.a. Briggs F Boat) on the ground, showing intact engine mount assembly, November 25, 1919. Buildings in background.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aircraft
  • Aeronautics, Military
  • Naval aviation

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560


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