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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 80016
Last updated: 23 November 2019
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Date:06-APR-1917
Time:09:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic be2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2e
Owner/operator:15 Sqn RFC
Registration: A3157
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:S of Lagnicourt-Marcel, Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-Franc -   France
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
6.4.1917: Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2c A3157 from 15 Squadron, RFC. Shot down by air ace Werner Voss south of Lagnicourt-Marcel, Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France, 15 miles (24 km) southeast of Arras, at approximate Coordinates: 5009′30″N 257′24″E. Both crew - Second Lieutenants Albert Higgs Vinson and Everard Champion Gwilt - survived, as they crash landed within British lines. The incident was Werner Voss' 24th victory in air to air combat

Sources:

1. http://www.theaerodrome.com/aces/index.php
2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_victories_of_Werner_Voss
3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lagnicourt-Marcel


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Feb-2019 22:32 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
07-Feb-2019 05:19 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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