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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 199420
Last updated: 3 June 2019
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Date:27-FEB-1916
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic be2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2c
Owner/operator:RNAS (HD) Flight, Redcar
Registration: 1139
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lackenby, North Riding of Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RNAS Redcar, North Riding of Yorkshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Having been made by Blackburns, of Roundhay, Leeds this aircraft was delivered to RNAS Killingholme on 15th September 1915 and accepted there on 1st October 1915.

On 27th February 1916 this aircraft was badly damaged as the result of a force-landing near Lackenby whilst on its acceptance flight at RNAS Redcar. It suffered damaged to the wings and undercarriage but was deemed repairable.It was being transferred to Redcar on the day of its accident at Lackenby in February 1916. From here it was dismantled, taken to Redcar, repaired and returned to service. It was again damaged on 1st April 1916 but this time it was assessed and then written off when the paperwork was submitted on 14th April 1916.

Pilot at the time of the accident was Flight Sub-Lieut Norman Reginald Davenport RNAS. Of Auckland, New Zealand.

Sources:

1. http://www.yorkshire-aircraft.co.uk/aircraft/planes/north/1139a.html
2. http://www.nelsam.org.uk/NEAR/Losses/Losses-PreWWII.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Sep-2017 20:32 Dr. John Smith Added

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