Accident Bristol F.2b E2298, 12 Apr 1921
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Date:12-APR-1921
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic BFIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bristol F.2b
Owner/operator:208 Squadron Royal Air Force (208 Sqn RAF)
Registration: E2298
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage:
Location:Bilbeis, Egypt -   Egypt
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Ismailia
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Collided whilst on a Cavalry co-operation exercise with another 208 Squadron aircraft, Bristol F2b D7831, and crashed near Bilbeis.
Sources 1 & 3 show date of accident as 14th April.

Crew:
Flt Lt G M Clarke (killed)
Observer Off F J Smith (killed)



Sources:

1. Air Britain: "RAF Aircraft J1 - J9999" (1987)
2. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/rfc/files/_cascards.txt
3. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Accf1930.htm


Revision history:

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20-Jan-2021 15:40 Castleace Added

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