Annotation on obverse in John Duigan's hand states: "May 3rd 1911 Bendigo Racecourse. Pancaking after doing about a mile. Had to steer between two trees, hence proximity to the one seen" "limit of ground is fence not to far away" "R Duigan Please Return" "not previously published"

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John Duigan flying his biplane at the Bendigo racecourse 3 May 1911. This was the only occasion he completed a circling flight in the machine. Entrance fees were donated to the local hospital.

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