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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 221816
Last updated: 25 October 2019
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Date:14-FEB-1922
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic BFIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol F.2b
Owner/operator:Spanish Army
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Cuatro Vientos, Madrid -   Spain
Phase: Take off
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:Cuatro Vientos, Madrid, Spain
Destination airport:
Narrative:
14.2.22: Bristol F.2b, Spanish Army. Written off (damaged beyond repair) when stalled and crashed shortly after take-off, Cuatro Vientos, Madrid, Spain. All three persons on board - Herbert Brian Richardson M.C.(aged 23), Percy Douglas Stert Milnes (aged 23) and Frederick John Ortweiler M.C. (pilot, aged 23) - were killed

Lieutenant Herbert Brian Richardson MC (27 May 1898 14 February 1922) was a British World War I flying ace credited with 15 aerial victories between 18.2.1918 and 4.4.1918

Sources:

1. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Accmisc.htm
2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herbert_Richardson_(RAF_officer)
3. http://www.theaerodrome.com/aces/england/richardson1.php
4. https://www.greatwarforum.org/topic/94655-death-of-frederick-john-ortweiler/
5. http://www.afleetingpeace.org/index.php/aviators/o
6. Fallen Eagles: Airmen Who Survived The Great War Only to Die in Peacetime By Norman Franks (Page 99)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Feb-2019 19:07 Dr. John Smith Added

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