ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 212264
Last updated: 10 December 2019
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:30-AUG-1927
Time:day
Type:Airco DH.9A
Owner/operator:RAE Farnborough
Registration: J6957
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Farnborough Airfield, Farnborough, Hampshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Test
Departure airport:Farnborough Airfield, Farnborough, Hampshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Airco D.H.9A J6957, RAE Farnborough: Involved in a fatal flying accident 30/8/1927 when the Civilian Scientific Observer became hung up on the aircraft's tail by his parachute at Farnborough Airfield, Farnborough, Hampshire. One of the two crew on board was killed, the other unhurt:

Robert James Lowthian (Civilian scientific officer, aged 23) killed
Flight Lt Hodgson (pilot) unhurt

Sources:

1. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1929.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Jun-2018 22:04 Dr. John Smith Added

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description