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Old Orchard Beach Historical Society

Royal Canadian Air Force plane, Old Orchard Beach, 1926

Contributed by Old Orchard Beach Historical Society
MMN Item 20988 Item Details
Royal Canadian Air Force plane, Old Orchard Beach, 1926
MMN Item 20988 Zoom

Description

This World War I biplane, a Curtiss JN-4 Canuck, from the Royal Canadian Air Force landed on the beach of Old Orchard in 1926. A crowd of interested onlookers gathered.

The hard sand of low tide made the beach an attractive landing area.

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