ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 139888
Last updated: 28 April 2017
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Narrative:Lt.Lawson left aerodrome Baizieux and crashed at Auchel on landing at 5:15 p.m. Machine caught fire and pilot was burnt to death. Cause flat turn spinning nose dive from 400ft.
|Type:||Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5a|
|Owner/operator:||68 Sqn RFC|
|C/n / msn:|| |
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||nr Lozinghem, canton Auchel -
|Departure airport:||Baizieux (Francie)|
|Destination airport:||Auchel (France)|
Returning from battle action at the height of 400 feet sprained control, spun and crashed. Once burned to ground. Apparently it was a mistake pilot or mechanical problem.
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