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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 206343
Last updated: 6 December 2019
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Date:14-MAY-1930
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic BFIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol F.2b
Owner/operator:20 (Army Co-Op) Squadron Royal Air Force (20 (Army Co-Op) Sqn RAF)
Registration: F4562
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ali Musjid, near Peshawar, Punjab -   India
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Peshawar, Punjab, India
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Bristol F.2b Fighter F4562, 20 (Army-Co-Operation) Squadron, RAF Peshawar, Punjab, India: written off (destroyed) 14.5.30 when crashed at Ali Musjid, near Peshawar, India. Both crew were killed:
Crew:
Flt Lt James Charles Henry Tavendale (pilot, aged 26)
L.A/C Henry John Chapell (Service number 363555, aged 22)

Sources:

1. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Accf1939.htm
2. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?17427-RAF-Fatalities-1930
3. http://www.worldnavalships.com/directory/aircrewprofile.php?AircrewID=11703
4. http://www.choba.org.uk/memories/history-mott-family/
5. http://www.angelfire.com/mp/memorials/RAFmen1.htm
6. 20 Squadron RAF ORB (Air Ministry Form 540) April 1930-December 1938: http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/D8409306
7. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?314-RAF-officer-deaths-1-1-29-3-9-39


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Feb-2018 19:23 Dr. John Smith Added
20-Feb-2018 16:51 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]
03-May-2018 13:16 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
06-Dec-2018 17:10 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
12-Feb-2019 18:34 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]

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