Incident Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5a C5312, Tuesday 22 January 1918
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Date:Tuesday 22 January 1918
Type:Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5a
Owner/operator:2 Sqn AFC
Registration: C5312
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Savy airfield -   France
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Auchel, Pas-de-Calais (Fr.)
Destination airport:Savy (Fr.)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Lt.Powel left from Auchel at 14:55 hrs to Savy. Landed at Savy at 15:45 hrs. Cause overshot aerodrome and fell 20ft. into a sunken tramway. Longerons broken, 4 M. planes and struts broken. U/C machine damaged. Engine Cowling and radiator damaged. Prop. broken.
Aircraft to 2 A.D. for repair.


First World War Diaries - AWM4, Sub-class 8/5 No 2 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps

Revision history:

14-Nov-2011 10:45 Nepa Added
14-Nov-2011 11:19 Nepa Updated
06-Aug-2013 11:49 Anon. Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]
13-Aug-2013 15:56 Nepa Updated [Operator]
02-Feb-2017 17:36 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]
12-Feb-2021 14:43 Nepa Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]
07-Apr-2024 10:48 Nepa Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]

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