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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 218776
Last updated: 28 April 2019
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Date:20-FEB-1916
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic A504 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro 504C
Owner/operator:RNAS Chingford
Registration: 8587
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Chingford, Essex -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RNAS Chingford, Chingford, Essex
Destination airport:RNAS Chingford, Chingford, Essex
Narrative:
20.2.16: Avro 504C No. 8587, RNAS Chingford. Written off (destroyed) when crashed and caught fire, Chingford, Essex. Pilot - Flt Sub-Lt Francis Hamilton G Toms (aged 26) - was killed

Sources:

1. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1916.htm
2. https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2905362/toms,-francis-hamilton-g/
3. http://www.naval-history.net/xDKCas1916-02Feb.htm
4. Flight magazine (February 24 1916 page 154): https://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1916/1916%20-%200154.html
5. https://www.wingsofwar.org/forums/showthread.php?19689-100-Years-Ago-Today/page23
6. https://www.guardian-series.co.uk/news/8791417.history-chingford-aerodrome/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Nov-2018 19:46 Dr.John Smith Added

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