Accident Bristol F.2b D7831, 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: D7831
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
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:
During a Cavalry co-operation exercise collided with Bristol F2b E2298 also of 208 Sqn near Bilbeis, Egypt.

NOTE - Source1 gives a date of 12 April, sources 2 & 3 give a date of 14 April.

Crew:
Fg Off W A Armstrong
Fg Off E B Jones

Sources:

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Jan-2021 15:40 Castleace Added
22-Jul-2022 09:25 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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