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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 218660
Last updated: 28 April 2019
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Date:12-SEP-1915
Time:day
Type:Caudron G.III
Owner/operator:RNAS Eastchurch
Registration: 3282
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Eastchurch, Isle of Sheppey, Kent -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RNAS Eastchurch, Isle of Sheppey, Kent
Destination airport:RNAS Eastchurch, Isle of Sheppey, Kent
Narrative:
12.9.15: Caudron G.III No. 3282, RNAS Eastchurch. Written off (destroyed) in a Mid-air collision with Short S.38 No. 65, over Eastchurch, Isle of Sheppey, Kent. Pilot of the Caudron G.III - Flt Sub-Lt James Morrow Alexander (Canadian, aged 23) - was killed. The pilot of Short S.38 No. 65 - Flt Sub-Lt Macfie Keith-Johnston (aged 17) - was also killed

Sources:

1. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1916.htm
2. https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/3057500/alexander,-james-morrow/
3. http://www.canadiangreatwarproject.com/searches/soldierDetail.asp?Id=99334
4. http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/3057500
5. https://airwar19141918.wordpress.com/tag/james-morrow-alexander/
6. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_accidents_and_incidents_involving_military_aircraft_before_1925#1915
7. Ray Sturtivant and Gordon Page Royal Navy Aircraft Serials and Units 19111919 page 31 (Air-Britain, 1992. ISBN 0-85130-191-6)


Revision history:

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27-Nov-2018 21:21 Dr.John Smith Added

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