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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 218666
Last updated: 24 May 2019
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Date:26-OCT-1915
Time:day
Type:Vickers F.B.5 Gunbus
Owner/operator:18 Sqn RFC
Registration: 1624
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RFC Norwich, Norfolk -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RFC Norwich, Norfolk
Destination airport:RFC Norwich, Norfolk
Narrative:
26.10.15: Vickers F.B.5 Gunbus No. 1624, 18 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps. Written off (destroyed) when aircraft Side-slipped and nose dived into the ground on approach, Norwich, Norfolk. Of the two crew, one - Lt William Bell-Irving (aged 37) died 27.10.15 (next day) of injuries sustained. The Pilot - unnamed - was injured

Sources:

1. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1916.htm
2. https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/664009/bell-irving,-william/
3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vickers_F.B.5#Operational_history
4. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/102537241/william-o-bell-irving
5. http://www.rafmuseumstoryvault.org.uk/archive/bell-irving-w.-william


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Nov-2018 23:45 Dr.John Smith Added
07-Dec-2018 13:13 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]
09-Dec-2018 23:01 Dr.John Smith Updated [Source]

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