Accident Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2c 2739,
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Date:Wednesday 5 April 1916
Type:Silhouette image of generic be2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2c
Owner/operator:36 (HD) Sqn RFC
Registration: 2739
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Cramlington, Northumberland -   United Kingdom
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RFC Cramlington, Northumberland
Destination airport:RFC Cramlington, Northumberland
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
5.4.16: Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2c No. 2739, 36 (Home Defence) Squadron, RFC, Cramlington. Written off (destroyed) when Hit a building and bombs exploded on night approach, Cramlington, Northumberland. Pilot - Captain John Nichol (1st Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers, aged 22) - was killed. The aircraft had been sent up to pursue Zeppelin L16, which had been sighted at 01:50 local time over Tynemouth, Northumberland heading back to Germany after a raid



Revision history:

03-Dec-2018 21:45 Dr.John Smith Added
16-Dec-2018 10:51 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]

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