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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 248004
Last updated: 27 October 2021
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Date:05-JUL-1918
Time:
Type:Sopwith Ship Strutter
Owner/operator:HMS Glorious Royal Air Force (HMS Glorious RAF)
Registration: A5990
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea area -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:HMS Glorious
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Taking off from battleship HMS Glorious, from front gun turret, aircraft capsized, hit deck and fell into sea. Wreck salved salved and taken to Scapa Flow.

Crew:
Pilot - Lt H W Adams (killed)
Observer - Lt R A Russell

Sources:

1. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/rfc/files/_cascards.txt
2. Air Britain: "Royal Navy Aircraft Serials and Units 1911 - 1919)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Feb-2021 19:54 Castleace Added

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