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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 211825
Last updated: 6 December 2019
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Date:09-NOV-1926
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic BFIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol F.2b
Owner/operator:4 Sqn Royal Air Force (4 Sqn RAF)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:South Farnborough, Hampshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Farnborough, Hampshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Bristol F.2b Fighter, 4 Squadron, RAF Farnborough: Written off (destroyed) 9/11/1926 when crashed at South Farnborough, Hampshire. Both crew killed:

Pilot Officer Cyril Vernon Mossman (aged 24) killed
AC.2 Cecil Herbert Hayward (Service Number 364117, aged 19) killed

According to a contemporary report in "Flight" magazine (November 18, 1926 page 756 - see link #3)

"Royal Air Force Flying Accidents
THE Air Ministry regrets to announce that, as the result of an accident at South Farnborough, Hampshire, to a Bristol Fighter of No. 4 Squadron, Farnborough, on November 9, Pilot Officer Cyril Vernon Mossman, the pilot of the aircraft, and No. 364117 AC.2, Cecil Herbert Hay ward, were killed"

Sources:

1. Nottingham Journal Nottinghamshire, England 10 November 1926
2. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?17306-RAF-fatalities-1926
3. https://www.flightglobal.com/FlightPDFArchive/1926/1926%20-%200848.PDF
4. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1929.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Jun-2018 22:19 Dr. John Smith Added
09-Nov-2018 08:54 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]
02-Feb-2019 18:20 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type]

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