Incident Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5a B504, Thursday 24 January 1918
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Date:Thursday 24 January 1918
Type:Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5a
Owner/operator:2 Sqn AFC
Registration: B504
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Auchel airfield -   France
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Auchel, Pas-de-Calais (Fr.)
Destination airport:Auchel (Fr.)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Lt.Powel left from aerodromel Auchel at 15:20 and came down at 16:30. Forced landing owing to engine trouble Longerons broken. Prop. broken.Culerons tail fin and air screw etc.
Pilot Ok 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 11:12 Nepa Added
12-Feb-2021 14:46 Nepa Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative, Operator]
12-Feb-2021 14:46 Nepa Updated [Location, Operator]
07-Apr-2024 10:48 Nepa Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]

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