Accident Airco DH.2 A4786,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 221056
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Date:Tuesday 13 March 1917
Type:Silhouette image of generic dh4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airco DH.2
Owner/operator:10 (Reserve) Sqn RFC
Registration: A4786
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Deptford Marshes, near RFC Joyce Green, Dartford, Kent -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:RFC Joyce Green, Dartford, Kent
Destination airport:RFC Joyce Green, Dartford, Kent
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
13.3.17: Airco (DeHavilland) D.H.2 A4786, 10 (Reserve) Squadron, RFC Joyce Green. Written off (destroyed) when failed to recover from a spin and nose-dived into Deptford Marshes, near RFC Joyce Green, Dartford, Kent. Pilot - 2nd Lt Joseph Henry Ideson (aged 25, attached from the Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby) Regiment) - was killed.

According to the aircraft accident record card for DH.2 A4786 (see link #3):

"Court of Inquiry 87/7954
Flying accident. Banked at 1,000 feet, and developed spinning nose dive. Pilot had lack of experience on fast machines. No fault of machine"



Revision history:

23-Jan-2019 20:40 Dr. John Smith Added
24-Jan-2019 01:09 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
24-Jan-2019 13:00 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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