Accident de Havilland Airco DH.4 A7577,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 79057
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Date:Tuesday 21 August 1917
Type:Silhouette image of generic dh4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland Airco DH.4
Owner/operator:57 Sqn RFC
Registration: A7577
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Ascq, SE of Lille -   France
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Shot down by Ernst Udet.
Left base 5.30 a.m. Claimed by Udet 7.45 a.m. Ascq, SE of Lille. (Source: The Sky Their Battlefield)
Pilot: Lt Cecil Barry & observer 2nd Lt Frederick Falkiner MC were both Irish. Both buried in Tyne Cot Cemetery.


Revision history:

17-Nov-2011 09:31 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Country, Narrative]
23-Jul-2013 00:29 JINX Updated [Operator, Narrative]
18-Nov-2013 17:25 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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