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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 220466
Last updated: 6 December 2019
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Date:08-NOV-1916
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic A504 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro 504B
Owner/operator:RNAS Cranwell, Central Depot & Training Establishment
Registration: 1049
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RNAS Cranwell, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RNAS Cranwell, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
8.11.16: Avro 504B No.1049, RNAS Cranwell Central Depot & Training Establishment. Written off (destroyed) when Crashed, RNAS Cranwell, Lincolnshire. Pilot - Flt Sub-Lt William Stewart Stewart (aged 19) - was killed. According to a contemporary report in Flight magazine (November 16 1916 page 1008 - see link #2)

"Casualties
Flight Sub-Lieutenant WILLIAM STEWART STEWART, R.N.A.S., elder son of the late J. F. Tarratt and Mrs. Henry Rogers, of Ellary, Argyllshire, aged 19, was killed on November 8th as the result of an accident while flying on duty"

Sources:

1. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1916.htm
2. Flight magazine (November 16 1916 page 1008): https://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1916/1916%20-%201016.html?search=John%20Alfred%20Davy
3. http://www.worldwar1atsea.net/xDKCas1916-11Nov.htm
4. https://www.twgpp.org/photograph/view/2241769
5. https://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/name/1030456
6. http://www.bcar.org.uk/world-war-one-incident-logs#1916
7. http://www.rafmuseumstoryvault.org.uk/archive/stewart-w.s.-william-s


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Jan-2019 01:03 Dr. John Smith Added
03-Jan-2019 01:29 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
03-Jan-2019 01:39 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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