Accident Curtiss JN-4 3431, 30 Apr 1916
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Date:30-APR-1916
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic jn4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Curtiss JN-4
Owner/operator:RNAS Chingford
Registration: 3431
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Edmonton, Middlesex -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RNAS Chingford, Essex
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
30.4.16: Curtiss JN-4 "Jenny" No. 3431, RNAS Chingford, Essex. Written off (destroyed) when crashed while attempting to loop the aircraft, over Edmonton, Middlesex. Pilot - Flt Sub-Lt Thomas Robson Liddle (aged 20) - was killed

Sources:

1. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1916.htm
2. https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2001394/liddle,-t.-robson/
3. http://www.naval-history.net/xDKCas1916-04Apr.htm
4. http://walthamforestmemories.net/files/Bayliss-Chingford-Airdrome.pdf
5. https://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/indepth/features/8791417.HISTORY__Chingford_Aerodrome/
6. Flight magazine (May 4 1916 page 370): https://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1916/1916%20-%200370.html?search=Thomas%20Robson%20Liddle


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Dec-2018 18:21 Dr.John Smith Added
05-Dec-2018 21:37 Dr.John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Source]

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