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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 29847
Last updated: 5 August 2019
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Date:09-FEB-1923
Time:
Type:Blackburn Dart
Owner/operator:460 Flt FAA Royal Air Force (460 Flt FAA RAF)
Registration: N9551
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:HMS Argus, English Channel off Portsmouth, Hampshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:HMS Argus, English Channel off Portsmouth, Hampshire
Destination airport:HMS Argus, English Channel off Portsmouth, Hampshire
Narrative:
Crashed 09/02/1923 while landing onto the stern of aircraft carrier HMS Argus, in the English Channel off Portsmouth, Hampshire. The ships known movements at this time were:

26th February 1923 - Completed refit at Portsmouth
26th February 1923 - Commenced special trials with the R.A.F./F.A.A.
19th March 1923 - Completed special trials with the R.A.F./F.A.A.

Sources:

1. Air Enthusiast 46
2. http://wp.scn.ru/en/ww15/b/2355/9/0#6
3. http://www.worldnavalships.com/directory/shipinfo.php?ShipID=1927
4. HMS Argus in 1924: https://www.battleships-cruisers.co.uk/ship_photo.php?ProdID=104909


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
06-Jul-2017 16:53 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Oct-2018 13:33 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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