Incident Airco DH 9A E8473,
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Date:Tuesday 29 April 1924
Type:Airco DH 9A
Owner/operator:60 Sqn RAF
Registration: E8473
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near RAF Risalpur, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, British India -   India
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:RAF Risalpur, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, British India
Destination airport:
Airco DH.9A E8473: Delivered to PD Ascot, Berkshire 1919. Transferred to Aircraft Park, RAF Drigh Road, Calcutta, West Bengal. Issued October 1923 to 60 Squadron, RAF coded '5'.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 29.4.23: Port wing touched ground when aircraft stalled after take-off near RAF Risalpur, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, British India. No reports of injuries or fatalities to the two crew, so presumed survived.

Flt Lt J W Baker
326987 AC1 S Cooper


1. Air Britain: "RAF Aircraft J1 - J9999" (1987)
2. Air Britain: The De Havilland DH.4/DH9 File (Ray Sturtivant & Gordon Page, Air Britain 1999 p.201)


Revision history:

03-Feb-2021 13:15 Castleace Added
20-Sep-2023 17:47 Dr. John Smith Updated

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