Accident Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2c , 20 Feb 1916
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Date:20-FEB-1916
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic be2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2c
Owner/operator:Royal Flying Corps (RFC)
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RFC Catterick Garrison, Catterick, North Yorkshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RFC Catterick Garrison, Catterick, North Yorkshire
Destination airport:RFC Catterick, North Yorkshire
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Fatal flying accident 20.2.1916 when Pilot fell from aircraft after it nosed dived and rolled over on impact, RFC Catterick, North Yorkshire. Pilot - 2nd Lt Charles Gordon Procter (10th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment, aged 18) - killed during solo training flight

Sources:

1. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1916.htm
2. https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/658456/procter,-charles-gordon/
3. http://www.rafmuseumstoryvault.org.uk/archive/procter-c.g.-charles-gordon
4. https://www.greatwarforum.org/topic/220319-2nd-lt-charles-gordon-procter-kifa-20th-feb-1916/
5. http://www.newmp.org.uk/article.php?categoryid=99&articleid=1625&displayorder=40


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Nov-2018 19:23 Dr.John Smith Added
20-Jan-2019 22:12 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
15-Feb-2021 20:02 Anon. Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Operator]

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