Vintage 1919 Barnstormer Pilot Johnny J. Jones Midway Carousel Plane Crash Photo

$450.00

Striking image and remarkable history.  Freddie McCall, a World War I flying Ace, was giving a ride to manager E.L. Richardson’s sons at the J.J. Jones carnival stop in Calgary. His engine stalled and rather than crash into the auto race below, landed safely atop the carousel. No one was harmed. Measures 7.5 x 9.5”, cracks left edge and flecks of loss...

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Striking image and remarkable history. 

Freddie McCall, a World War I flying Ace, was giving a ride to manager E.L. Richardson’s sons at the J.J. Jones carnival stop in Calgary. His engine stalled and rather than crash into the auto race below, landed safely atop the carousel. No one was harmed.

Measures 7.5 x 9.5”, cracks left edge and flecks of loss right 1/3 and edge.