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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 211627
Last updated: 19 December 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic BFIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol F.2b
Owner/operator:School of Army Co-Op RAF
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Wilton, Wiltshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Old Sarum, Wiltshire
Destination airport:
Bristol F.2b Fighter, School of Army Cooperation, Old Sarum: Written of (destroyed) 16/10/1925 when crashed in poor visibility, near Wilton, Wiltshire. Both crew on board killed:

Pilot Officer John Stroyan Branch (aged 20) killed
Pilot Officer John Alexander Ballantyne (aged 20) killed


1. Portsmouth Evening News Hampshire, England 19 October 1925
2. Western Daily Press Bristol, England 19 October 1925
3. Wiltshire Times and Trowbridge Advertiser Wiltshire, England 24 October 1925

Revision history:

29-May-2018 19:45 Dr. John Smith Added
29-Nov-2018 09:40 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]
02-Feb-2019 18:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type]

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