Accident Sopwith Schneider Seaplane (Modified) 3752,
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Date:Friday 21 April 1916
Type:Sopwith Schneider Seaplane (Modified)
Owner/operator:RNAS Calshot
Registration: 3752
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Southampton Water, 1½ miles north of Cowes, Isle of Wight -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Southampton Water, off Calshot, Hampshire
Destination airport:Southampton Water, off Calshot, Hampshire
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
21.4.16: Sopwith Schneider Seaplane (Modified) No.3752, RNAS Calshot. Written off (destroyed) when stalled and dived into the sea, at Southampton Water, 1½ miles north of Cowes, Isle of Wight. Pilot - Flt Sub-Lt Arthur Connorton Saw (aged 34) - was killed. According to reports, he was severely injured in the crash and died later at Alverstoke, Gosport, Hampshire. He is buried in Haslar Royal Naval Cemetery, Gosport.



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04-Dec-2018 23:44 Dr.John Smith Added

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