LWF V-3, Wreck; Standard (NJ) JR-1B, Wreck. [photograph]


Collection Item Summary:

"LWF and Standard JR airplanes. This was not a taxiing accident but the LWF landed squarely on top of a standard Hall-Scott 4 in the middle of Chanute Field. The student who was soloing the Standard had escaped in time. The LWF pilot, later to become Major General Thomas Hanley, escaped with slight face injuries. November 1917." Left side view of wreck of of two aircraft: US Army Air Service LWF V-3 at left has nosed over, wreckage of Standard (NJ) JR-1B is seen at right; Chanute Field, Illinois.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics, Military
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Aircraft
  • Airplanes
  • Biplanes

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National Air and Space Museum Archives

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


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