Accident Fairey IIIF Mk III S1341, Monday 23 March 1931
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Date:Monday 23 March 1931
Type:Fairey IIIF Mk III
Owner/operator:Leuchars SF RAF
Registration: S1341
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Boarhills, 4 1⁄2 miles from St. Andrews, Fifem Scotland -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Leuchars, Fife
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Fairey IIIF Mk.III S1341, RAF Leuchars: Written off (destroyed) 23/3/31 when crashed and burned out, near Boarhills, 4 1⁄2 miles from St. Andrews, Fife. Pilot and sole occupant - Flying Officer Alexander Maximilian McDowell (Lt, RN) - was killed. Naval records note "Died of injuries received" - which implies that he was recovered alive at the crash site, but died later.

(Boarhills is a hamlet close to Kingsbarns on the East Neuk of Fife, Scotland. It is located off the A917 road, 4 1⁄2 miles (7 km) from St Andrews and 5 1⁄2 miles (9 km) from Crail, close to the mouth of Kenly Water with the North Sea, at approximate co ordinates 56.3163°N 2.7048°W)



Revision history:

19-Apr-2018 00:34 Dr. John Smith Added
27-May-2021 19:58 Anon. Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]

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