Accident de Havilland DH.10 Amiens Mk IIIA E5497,
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Date:Thursday 23 March 1922
Type:de Havilland DH.10 Amiens Mk IIIA
Owner/operator:6 FTS RAF
Registration: E5497
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:RAF Manston, Kent, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:RAF Manston, Kent (MSE/EGMH)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
DH Amiens E5497: Written off when stalled on take-off from RAF Manston. 23/03/1922
One of the crew of two was killed, the other uninjured:
F/O Denys Newson Dickson (pilot) RAF killed
LAC Joseph McCausland (???) RAF unhurt

F/O Dicks reportedly died of injuries sustained later the same day - not killed instantaneously in the crash. According to a contemporary report in "Flight" magazine (April 13, 1922 page 214 - see link #2):

DENYS NEWSON DICKSON, R.A.F., who died on March 23 as the result of a flying accident, was the younger son of Algernon and Edith Dickson, of Tower House, Woolton Hill, Newbury He was aged 22 years."



Revision history:

09-May-2018 15:22 Dr. John Smith Added
20-Nov-2018 19:52 Nepa Updated [Operator, Nature, Operator]
08-Jul-2023 20:56 Nepa Updated [[Operator, Nature, Operator]]

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