ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145650
Last updated: 23 September 2014
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Date:04-FEB-1931
Time:
Type:Blackburn Iris III
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force
Registration: S 238
C/n / msn: Unknown
Fatalities:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 12
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: Off Mount Batten, Plymouth Sound, Devon -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport: Mount Batten
Destination airport: Mount Batten
Narrative:
The Blackburn Iris of RAF Mount Batten of No. 209 Squadron RAF crashed in the water at Plymouth. The plane was training with 12 crew on bored. The pilot misjudged the landing and the aircraft exploded on landing. 9 of the 12 crew died in the crash. The investigation into the crash found that cause of pilot error.

Sources:
http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=9TZXAAAAIBAJ&sjid=3UMNAAAAIBAJ&pg=1993,4463188&dq=england+air+accident&hl=en
http://www.promare.co.uk/ships/Wrecks/Wk_Ac_BlackburnIris.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-May-2012 11:25 ryan Added
15-May-2012 11:26 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
22-Mar-2013 13:19 ryan Updated [Source, Narrative]
22-Mar-2013 14:13 ryan Updated [Registration]
15-Jul-2013 02:44 JINX Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport]
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