Incident Bristol F.2b H1512,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 247496
 
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Date:Saturday 28 February 1920
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic BFIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bristol F.2b
Owner/operator:28 Sqn RAF
Registration: H1512
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:east of RAF Ambala, Ambala, Haryana -   India
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Ambala, Ambala, Haryana, India
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Bristol F.2b H1512, 28 Squadron, RAF: Written off (damaged beyond repair) 28 February 1922 in a Crash landing east of RAF Ambala, Ambala, Haryana, India, caused by engine failure due to fall in pressure. Both crew survived with injuries.

Crew:
Squadron Leader R J F Barton (injured)
Flying Officer H P Lloyd (slightly injured)

According to the Air-Britain 'ROYAL AIR FORCE AIRCRAFT J1 - J9999 and WW1 Survivors' that is Bristol Fighter F.2b H1512. The entry reads in full;

"Delivered to 114 Sqdn 1919; renumbered 28 Sqdn 1.2.20; EF (engine failure), crashed, east of RAF Ambala, Ambala, Haryana, 28.2.20"

Sources:

1. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/rfc/files/_cascards.txt
2. Air Britain: ROYAL AIR FORCE AIRCRAFT J1 - J9999 and WW1 Survivors' (1987)
3. [Photo of accident] https://www.rafcommands.com/galleries/India-1930s/Bristol-F2b-Fighters/H1512-Crashed
4. https://www.britmodeller.com/forums/index.php?/topic/235069571-28-sqn-bristol-f2b-confusion/

Location

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Feb-2021 12:42 Castleace Added
21-Sep-2023 07:32 Dr. John Smith Updated

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