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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 218613
Last updated: 5 December 2019
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Date:24-AUG-1915
Time:day
Type:Sopwith Schneider Seaplane
Owner/operator:RNAS Calshot
Registration: 3726
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Southampton Water, off Calshot, Hampshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RNAS Calshot, Hampshire
Destination airport:RNAS Calshot, Hampshire
Narrative:
24.8.15: Sopwith Schneider No. 3726, RNAS, Calshot. Substantially damaged when crashed into the sea, Southampton Water off Calshot, Hampshire; aircraft later repaired. Pilot - Flt Sub-Lt John McLarty (aged 23) - was killed

Sources:

1. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1916.htm
2. https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2001020/mclarty,-john/
3. http://www.inverclydeww1.org/honour-roll/john-mclarty2
4. Flight magazine (August 27 1915 page 627): https://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1915/1915%20-%200627.html
5. http://www.hampshireairfields.co.uk/hancrash.html

RNAS Sopwith Schneider Ministry of Information First World War Miscellaneous Collection Q33778 Official press release photograph of a Sopwith Schneider seaplane (not necessarily 3726)

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Nov-2018 00:40 Dr.John Smith Added
27-Nov-2018 00:45 Dr.John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
27-Nov-2018 00:46 Dr.John Smith Updated [Source]

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