Incident Felixstowe F.5 N4637, 25 Apr 1923
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Type:Felixstowe F.5
Owner/operator:480 Flt Royal Air Force (480 Flt RAF)
Registration: N4637
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Calshot, Hampshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:RAF Calshot, Hampshire
Destination airport:RAF Calshot
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
On navigation flight. Rudder bar carried away in air after lifebelt jammed sheave. Aircraft made heavy landing and hull collapsed.
FG Off J H Bentham
111388 AC1 H Kay
291279 AC1 T Scarff
342461 AC2 S J Cording (injured)

NOTE: Source 1 gives date as 24 Apr 1925.


2. Air Britain: "RAF Aircraft J1 - J9999" (1987)

Revision history:

08-Feb-2021 12:23 Castleace Added
10-Feb-2021 17:39 Castleace Updated [Narrative]
19-Feb-2021 10:16 fanda Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative, Operator]

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