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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 247493
 
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Date:12-SEP-1922
Time:
Type:Felixstowe F.5
Owner/operator:Naval Co-Op. & Air Navigation School Royal Air Force (Naval Co-Op. & Air Navigation School RAF)
Registration: N4639
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:English Channel off Swanage, Dorset, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Calshot
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Source 2 gives operator as Seaplane Training Sqn. Checking details for both units in Source 3 seems to make Source 1 the more likely option.

Engine failure on take-off forced the aircraft to attempt a downwind landing, it overturned and sank.

Crew:
Lt S Barry
Flt Lt E J P Burling
Lt R D H Burton
LAC Breeze
117113 AC1 Derbyshire
Lt G M B Langley

Sources:

1. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/rfc/files/_cascards.txt
2. Air Britain: "RAF Aircraft J1 - J9999" (1987)
3. Air Britain: "RAF Training and Support Units" (1997)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Feb-2021 12:15 Castleace Added
05-Feb-2021 12:34 Castleace Updated [Source]
04-Aug-2021 19:59 Anon. Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]

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