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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 247420
Last updated: 4 December 2021
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Date:02-OCT-1922
Time:
Type:Airco DH 9A
Owner/operator:3 Sqn Royal Air Force (3 Sqn RAF)
Registration: H3511
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:RAF Novar, Scotland -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Novar
Destination airport:RAF Novar
Narrative:
DH 9A 3-seater variant.

After a reconnaissance flight supporting a Destroyer attack in the Moray Firth, on return to RAF Novar aircraft hit a ridge on landing and engine stopped.

Crew:
Fg Off C G Hancock
Flt Lt J A McNab
W/T Op A B Ball

3 Sqn RAF was equipped with 3-seater version of the DH 9A for duties in support of the Fleet.
Novar was later re-named Evanton.

Sources:

1. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/rfc/files/_cascards.txt
2. Air Britain: "RAF Aircraft J1 - J9999" (1987)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Feb-2021 13:41 Castleace Added
04-Feb-2021 13:13 Castleace Updated [Location, Departure airport, Damage, Narrative]
04-Feb-2021 17:46 Castleace Updated [Destination airport, Narrative]

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