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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21876
Last updated: 1 December 2019
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Date:13-SEP-1918
Time:dusk
Type:Airco DH.9A
Owner/operator:49 TD Royal Air Force (49 TD RAF)
Registration: D1745
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Stockton on Tees, County Durham -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Catterick, North Yorkshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The pilot tried to return to his base but due to low visibility by night, he lost his orientation. He elected to make an emergency landing in an open field but the aircraft hit a tree and crashed. The pilot - Flight Commander H.G. Paines - was injured

Sources:

1. http://www.yorkshire-aircraft.co.uk/aircraft/planes/north/d1745.html
2. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1918/archives/crash-of-a-de-havilland-dh-9-in-united-kingdom-6/]


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-Jul-2008 21:03 Anon. Added
14-Nov-2011 02:05 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
17-Jan-2012 05:58 Nepa Updated [Operator]
26-Aug-2017 17:57 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
20-Nov-2017 02:13 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]

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