Incident Sopwith Snipe E8178,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 247593
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Date:Thursday 24 March 1921
Type:Sopwith Snipe
Owner/operator:CFS RAF
Registration: E8178
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near RAF Upavon, Wiltshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:RAF Upavon, Wiltshire
Destination airport:RAF Upavon
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed near airfield after starboard aileron cable failed while in a half-roll.
Fg Off F E C Benstead (Injured) RAF


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

Revision history:

08-Feb-2021 11:54 Castleace Added
25-Jul-2023 17:23 Nepa Updated

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