Wirestrike Incident Royal Aircraft Factory R.E.8 F1696,
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Date:Saturday 15 May 1920
Type:Royal Aircraft Factory R.E.8
Owner/operator:6 Sqn RAF
Registration: F1696
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Bushire, Iran -   Iran
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Bushire, Iran
Confidence Rating: Little or no information is available
Undershot landing and hit H/T cables.


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

Revision history:

31-Jan-2021 20:06 Castleace Added
01-Feb-2021 19:59 Castleace Updated [Location, Country, Destination airport]

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