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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 211481
Last updated: 28 November 2021
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Time:11:20 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic BFIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol F.2b
Owner/operator:AGS RAF
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Leysdown Gunnery Ranges, Isle of Sheppey, Kent -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Eastchurch, Eastchurch, Isle of Sheppey, Kent
Destination airport:
Bristol F.2b Fighter, Armament & Gunnery School, Eastchurch: Written off (destroyed) 8/4/1925 when dived into the sea at Leysdown Gunnery Ranges, Isle of Sheppey, Kent. Pilot - Pilot Officer Anthony Cecil Carbery Mason (aged 25) - was killed. According to a contemporary report in "Flight" magazine (April 16, 1925 page 229 - see link #3)

"R.A.F. Flying Accidents
A Bristol Fighter of Armament and Gunnery School, Eastchurch, crashed at 11.20 a.m. on April 8, Pilot Officer Anthony Cecil Carbery Mason, the pilot of the aircraft, was killed."



Revision history:

26-May-2018 21:14 Dr. John Smith Added
29-Nov-2018 09:41 Nepa Updated [Operator, Nature, Operator]
02-Feb-2019 18:27 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type]
02-Feb-2019 18:28 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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