Accident Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2c 2097, 16 Apr 1916
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Type:Silhouette image of generic be2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2c
Owner/operator:9 Sqn RFC
Registration: 2097
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:South of Maurepas, Somme department in Hauts-de-France -   France
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Shot down by air ace Rudolf Berthold 16 April 1916 South of Maurepas, Somme department in Hauts-de-France, France (at approximate Coordinates: 49°59′25″N 2°50′52″E). It was his fifth "kill". Of the two crew, Second Lieutenant William Sinclair Earle was KIA (Killed In Action); Second Lieutenant Cuthbert William Prideaux Selby Wounded In Action and captured, became a POW


3. Franks, Norman; Frank W. Bailey; Russell Guest. Above the Lines: The Aces and Fighter Units of the German Air Service, Naval Air Service and Flanders Marine Corps, 1914–1918. Grub Street, 1993. ISBN 0-948817-73-9, ISBN 978-0-948817-73-1.
4. Kilduff, Peter. Iron Man: Rudolf Berthold: Germany's Indomitable Fighter Ace of World War I. Grub Street, 2012. ISBN 1908117370, 9781908117373.

Revision history:

24-Nov-2018 00:25 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
25-Nov-2018 08:37 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]
01-Jan-2023 05:47 Ron Averes Updated [Location, Narrative]

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