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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 139889
Last updated: 25 April 2019
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Date:09-JAN-1918
Time:12:00
Type:Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5a
Owner/operator:68 Sqn RFC
Registration: A8906
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:French -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Baizieux (Francie)
Destination airport:Lozinghem
Narrative:
Lt.Truscott in Se.5a (A8906) travelling from Baizieux to Lozinghem came down at French. Pilot Ok.
Cause pilot left at 10:30 a.m. had to land owing to dense snowstorm at 12 noon. Damage front lower member broken. Fittings on fuselage for U/C broken. Btm. front R. and L. elevators broken. Prop. shaft bent. Prop. broken. Returned to 1 A.D. for repair.

Sources:

First World War Diaries - AWM4, Sub-class 8/5 No 2 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps




Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Nov-2011 10:22 Nepa Added
14-Nov-2011 11:14 Nepa Updated [Date, Time]

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