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First SEAPLANE to land Passengers at Victoria, B.C.
William Boeing owned a biplane named C-700 which carried the first International "Air-Mail" from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, to Seattle, Washington, USA on March 3, 1919. The aircraft was piloted by Eddie Hubbard.
See the following for additional information on the plane:
From late 1919, Eddie Hubbard then flew the B-1 mail plane on the same mail route.
Form more information on the B-1 see: http://www.boeing.com/companyoffices/history/boeing/b1.html
On the 14th August, 1920, the B-1 carried the first passengers to be landed from an aircraft at the port of Victoria, British Columbia. The immigration officials must have been puzzled about how to record the arrival of the passengers, so used a standard manifest form, slightly amended.
The two American born passengers were tourists from Seattle, Washington and had both visited Canada before. The married/single status had not been entered.
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