Accident de Havilland DH.9 1, Monday 25 June 1923
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Date:Monday 25 June 1923
Type:de Havilland DH.9
Owner/operator:1 Sqn Irish Air Corps
Registration: 1
MSN: H5797
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Fermoy, County Cork -   Ireland
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Fermoy Aerodrome. Co. Cork
Destination airport:Fermoy Aerodrome. Co. Cork
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
SERIAL NO.: I later DI.
PREVIOUS IDENTITY: RAF H5797. From a batch of 345 (H5541-H5890), constructed by the Alliance Aeroplane Co. Ltd. (Waring and Gillow Ltd.) in 1918 for the R.A.F. but apparently did not enter service with any squadron or other unit.

IRISH AIR CORPS SERVICE HISTORY: Purchased from the Aircraft Disposal Co. and delivered to Baldonnel Aerodrome, 1.1.23. To “B” Flight, No.1 Squadron. Crashed near Fermoy, Co. Cork, killing the observer, 25.6.23. Records indicate that a 21-year-old male by the name of Lieutenant John Francis McDonagh died as a result of the accident, while the pilot, Lieutenant McCullogh was seriously injured.



Revision history:

16-Jun-2016 08:08 gerard57 Added
02-Apr-2018 15:42 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
02-Apr-2018 15:43 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
27-Nov-2018 21:32 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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