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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 247378
Last updated: 2 February 2021
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Date:08-APR-1921
Time:
Type:Airco DH 9A
Owner/operator:30 Squadron Royal Air Force (30 Sqn RAF)
Registration: H81
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Khidire, Iraq -   Iraq
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
On return flight from carrying despatches, force=landed at Khidire in a sandstorm and overturned in an irrigation ditch.

Crew:
Fg Off H W Baggs
Maj Gen Sir W E Ironside (broken right thigh)

Sources:

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Feb-2021 14:09 Castleace Added

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