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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 67724
Last updated: 28 April 2019
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Date:11-JAN-1920
Time:
Type:Dayton-Wright (Airco) DH.4
Owner/operator:104th Aero Sqn USAAC
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Silver Creek, Arizona -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Fort Bliss, Texas
Destination airport:Silver Creek, Arizona
Narrative:
Destroyed in a Fatal accident on January 11, 1920 at Silver Creek, Arizona; the pilot, Bruce Struthers, was killed, The aircraft type is presumed - the 104th Aero Squadron US Army Air Corps (which became the 13th Bomb Squadron US Army Air Corps) operated the Dayton-Wright (Airco) DeHavilland DH.4 between 1919 and 1922; the unit was based at Fort Bliss Texas between November 6, 1919 and July 2 1921 (with a "B" Flight operating from Marfa Field, Texas between November 6, 1919 and September 3, 1920).

Sources:

1. http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/1940sB4/1920.htm
2. http://www.accident-report.com/crews/1908_1941/1920.html
3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/13th_Bomb_Squadron
4. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1908-1920.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Dec-2016 18:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
15-Dec-2016 18:40 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
17-Dec-2018 07:14 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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