Jannus, Antony Habersack "Tony"; Capt Albert "Bert" Berry, 1 March 1912 (1st Parachute Jump from an Airplane). [photograph]

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Collection Item Summary:

"Jannus & Berry ready to start." Pilot Antony H. "Tony" Jannus and Captain Albert Berry in a Benoist pusher biplane, prior to Berry's parachute jump, the first from an airplane, Jefferson Barracks, St. Louis, Missouri, March 1, 1912. The parachute is in the metal container beneath Berry's feet.

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Topic

  • Aernautics
  • Airplanes
  • Parachuting

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Date

3/1/1912

Repository Loc.

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

Type

Photographs

Local number

NASM-00163375

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