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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 211484
Last updated: 28 October 2019
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Time:15:28 LT
Type:Airco DH.9A
Owner/operator:1 FTS Royal Air Force (1 FTS RAF)
Registration: J7053
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Everleigh, 4 ⁄₂ miles southeast of Pewsey,Wiltshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:RAF Netheravon, Wiltshire
Destination airport:
Airco D.H.9A J7053, 1 FTS, RAF Netheravon: Written off (destroyed) 15/5/1925 due to structural failure in flight, when lost wings recovering from dive, and dived into the ground at Everleigh, 4 ⁄₂ miles southeast of Pewsey, Wiltshire, towards the northeast of Salisbury Plain. (At approximate co ordinates 51.283N 1.708W). Pilot - Flying Officer David Brown Morgan (Lt, RN, aged 24) - was killed.

According to a contemporary report in "Flight" magazine (May 21, 1925 page 312 - see link #5)

"R.A.F. Flying Accident
THE Air Ministry regrets to announce that as a result of an accident near Upavon, Marlborough, Wiltshire, to a D.H.9A of No. 1 Flying Training School, Netheravon, Wiltshire, at 3.30 p.m. on May 15, David Brown Morgan, Lieut. Royal Navy, Flying Officer Royal Air Force, the pilot of the aircraft, was killed."



Revision history:

26-May-2018 22:14 Dr. John Smith Added
28-May-2018 16:57 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Source]
01-Nov-2018 16:00 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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