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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 29846
Last updated: 25 April 2019
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Date:12-JUL-1923
Time:
Type:Nieuport Nightjar
Owner/operator:Fleet Air Arm, Royal Navy
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:HMS Argus off Portland, Dorset -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:HMS Argus, English Channel off Portland, Dorset
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed into the English Channel off Portland, Dorset. Operated from HMS Argus. No casualties reported on this date, so it is assumed that the pilot survived and was rescued.

Sources:

1. Air Enthusiast 46
2. http://www.naval-history.net/xDKCas1923.htm
3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gloster_Nightjar#Operational_history


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
01-Sep-2017 14:50 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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