Incident Felixstowe F.5 N4637, 25 Apr 1923
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 247595
 
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Date:25-APR-1923
Time:
Type:Felixstowe F.5
Owner/operator:480 Flt Royal Air Force (480 Flt RAF)
Registration: N4637
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Calshot, Hampshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Calshot, Hampshire
Destination airport:RAF Calshot
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
On navigation flight. Rudder bar carried away in air after lifebelt jammed sheave. Aircraft made heavy landing and hull collapsed.
Crew:
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.

Sources:

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
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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