Mid-air collision Accident de Havilland DH-4 A-31615, 20 Feb 1919
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Date:20-FEB-1919
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic dh4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland DH-4
Owner/operator:2nd Air Depot USAAC
Registration: A-31615
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:over Latrecey-Ormoy-sur-Aube, in Haute-Marne -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
19/02/20: Airco (DeHavilland) DH4, A-31615, 2nd Air Depot,USAAC. Written off (destroyed) when the DH.4 collided with a Salmson aircraft over Latrecey-Ormoy-sur-Aube, in Haute-Marne. Crash occurred in unknown circumstances. Pilot Raymond B. Messer KMAC ("killed in a mid air collision")

Sources:

1. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-de-havilland-dh4-france
2. https://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/1940sB4/1919.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Mar-2019 21:08 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
09-Jul-2019 16:32 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport]

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