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"Aviator Killed in Fall with Aeroplane,"
Knoxville Journal and Tribune,
Knoxville, Tennessee: April 27, 1914,
Transcribed by Bob Davis - 2-20-07
"London, April 26. - Philippe Marty, a well known aviator was killed today in a fall with his aeroplane."

     If you search for "Philippe Marty", using the Google search engine, (3-1-07), you will find several relevant links. Perhaps the one below is the most helpful, even though it is written in French.
Les hydravions
des frères
     You will find four mentions of Marty's name in this extensive revue of the saga of the Caudron brothers. If you read French, you are in luck. For the rest of us, I have machine-translated the relative portions of the text and reproduced them below.

"Boulogne-sur-Mer 1912 Rene Caudron and the pilot Philippe Marty goes on August 12 to edge of their Caudron to engine Anzani of 60 CH de Rue in Boulogne-sur-Mer. time is execrable.
Let us listen to Jacques Mortane, sports correspondent: "The 17, Marty steals 30 minutes and saves the honor of the Caudron firm, maintaining universally known in France. "

  A Boulogne-sur-Mer, Marty et Caudron pilotent deux Caudron- Fabre à moteur Anzani six cylindres de 60 ch tels que vus à Monaco. (Cliché Musée Caudron).
In Boulogne-sur-Mer, Marty and Caudron control two Caudron- Fabre with Anzani engine six cylinders of 60 CH as seen in Monaco. (Stereotype Caudron Museum).
  "The last day finishes in catastrophe. The apparatus of Rene Caudron is reversed by one enormous vagueness at the time when it takes off. During one moment, Caudron disappears under the floods. Marty, party with its rescue, leaves to the drift and will explode its hydro on the rocks of the Holy-Beuve dam. A boat car which tries to bring back the two aviators capsize in its turn. Fortunately, the day finishes well, the aviators and their rescuers all are healthy and safe. But the two Caudron seaplanes are destroyed."  
The text and the photograph were copied from the website:
Les hydravions
des frères

You can access the site by clicking on the title above.

Philippe Marty was killed on April 26, 1914.

Editor's Note:
If you have any more information on this pioneer aviator,
please contact me.
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