July 5th – Handley-Page aircraft Atlantic made forced landing at Parrsboro, crashing as it attempted to land on the race track.

October 9th – During ‘the summer of the Handley-Page’, the Atlanticwas repaired and left for New York.   Due to the crash of the Handley-Page, Parrsboro is now a sister community to Greenport, NY.   Many aviation records were set during these flights, e.g., first Airmail between Canada and U.S.A.

Note: The navigator’s seat from the Atlantic is on display at the Museum.

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