Accident Maurice Farman S.11 Shorthorn A2526, Thursday 25 January 1917
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Date:Thursday 25 January 1917
Type:Maurice Farman S.11 Shorthorn
Owner/operator:4 (Reserve) Sqn RFC
Registration: A2526
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:RFC Northolt, West Ruislip, Middlesex -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:RFC Northolt, West Ruislip, Middlesex
Destination airport:RFC Northolt, West Ruislip, Middlesex
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
25.1.17: Maurice Farman S.11 Shorthorn A2526, 4 (Reserve) Squadron, RFC Northolt. Written off (destroyed) when stalled and nose dived on approach, near RFC Northolt, West Ruislip, Middlesex. Pilot - Sgt Andrew Benjamin Price (Service Number 2267, aged 26) - was killed. According to the aircraft accident record card for Maurice Farman S.11 Shorthorn A2576:

"Court of Inquiry 87/7954
Flying accident. In gliding down to land, apparently lost control. Machine stalled and nose dived. Machine completely wrecked. Court of Inquiry was of the opinion that the accident was caused by an error on the part of the pilot, who attempted to glide at too flat an angle, stalling the machine and losing control"



Revision history:

15-Jan-2019 00:04 Dr. John Smith Added
15-Jan-2019 13:01 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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