Accident Curtiss JN-3 A1259,
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Date:Wednesday 19 December 1917
Type:Silhouette image of generic jn4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Curtiss JN-3
Owner/operator:1 Trg Depot Stn RFC
Registration: A1259
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Stamford, Lincolnshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:RCF Stamford (Wittering)
Destination airport:RCF Stamford (Wittering)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Wing collapsed after loop.
Cadet H Ainsworth (killed)

During WWI the names Stamford and Wittering were both used for the same airfield location (Source 2).


2. Air Britain: "RAF Flying Training and Support Units" (1997)

Revision history:

12-Mar-2021 18:58 Castleace Added
08-Jun-2021 21:06 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]
20-Jul-2023 09:07 Nepa Updated [[Operator, Operator]]

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