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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 248735
Last updated: 1 December 2021
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Date:19-DEC-1917
Time:
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
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Stamford, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Stamford (Wittering)
Destination airport:Stamford (Wittering)
Narrative:
Wing collapsed after loop.

Pilot:
Cadet H Ainsworth (killed)

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

Sources:

1. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/rfc/files/_cascards.tx
2. Air Britain: "RAF Flying Training and Support Units" (1997)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Mar-2021 18:58 Castleace Added
08-Jun-2021 21:06 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]

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