Accident Bristol F.2b E2298,
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Date:Tuesday 12 April 1921
Type:Silhouette image of generic BFIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bristol F.2b
Owner/operator:208 Sqn RAF
Registration: E2298
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage:
Location:Bilbeis, Egypt -   Egypt
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Ismailia
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Collided whilst on a Cavalry co-operation exercise with another 208 Squadron aircraft, Bristol F2b D7831, and crashed near Bilbeis.
Sources 1 & 3 show date of accident as 14th April.

Flt Lt G M Clarke (killed)
Observer Off F J Smith (killed)


1. Air Britain: "RAF Aircraft J1 - J9999" (1987)

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20-Jan-2021 15:40 Castleace Added

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