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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 210682
Last updated: 25 April 2019
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Date:23-MAR-1922
Time:
Type:de Havilland DH.10 Amiens Mk IIIA
Owner/operator:6 FTS Royal Air Force (6 FTS RAF)
Registration: E5497
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Manston, Kent -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Manston, Kent
Destination airport:
Narrative:
De Havilland DH.10 Amiens Mk.IIIA E5497, 6 FTS, RAF Manston: Written off (damaged beyond repair) 23/3/22 when stalled on take-off, RAF Manston, Kent. One of the crew of two was killed, the other uninjured:

Flying Officer Denys Newson Dickson (aged 22) killed
L.A/C Joseph McCausland unhurt

F/O Dicks reportedly died of injuries sustained later the same day - not killed instantaneously in the crash. According to a contemporary report in "Flight" magazine (April 13, 1922 page 214 - see link #2):

"Killed
DENYS NEWSON DICKSON, R.A.F., who died on March 23 as the result of a flying accident, was the younger son of Algernon and Edith Dickson, of Tower House, Woolton Hill, Newbury He was aged 22 years."

Sources:

1. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1925.htm
2. https://www.flightglobal.com/FlightPDFArchive/1922/1922%20-%200214.PDF
3. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?17098-RAF-fatalities-1922


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-May-2018 15:22 Dr. John Smith Added
20-Nov-2018 19:52 Nepa Updated [Operator, Nature, Operator]

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