Incident Airco DH.9A J556,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 347448
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Date:Thursday 22 February 1923
Type:Airco DH.9A
Registration: J556
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Sea of Marmaris, Turkey -   Turkey
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Pilot: Fg Off SE Storrar. Passenger: Fg Off MH Hamilton-Ely. Engine seized during bombing practice with Royal Navy and ditched in the sea. Aircrew recovered without injury by boat from HMS Iron Duke. DH9A J556 also recovered by HMS Iron Duke but tail section damaged when lifted out of the water.


Air Britain DH4/DH9 datafile p234.
RAF Casualty card.
Flying log book MH Hamilton-Ely.

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