Accident Sopwith Camel C8318, Friday 24 January 1919
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Date:Friday 24 January 1919
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAML model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Sopwith Camel
Owner/operator:3 FS RAF
Registration: C8318
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Sedgeford, Norfolk -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Collision in the air with another aircraft. The Camel (No.3 Fighting School, Royal Air Force), piloted by an experienced instructor with a distinguished record as a fighter pilot in the World War just recently ended ( 19 air victories ), dived into the ground and was destroyed. There was no fire.

Captain Cecil Frederick King MC, DFC killed in a flying accident.
Cecil King is buried at Docking ( St Mary the Virgin ) Cemetery.


Revision history:

29-Aug-2019 00:16 angels one five Added
24-Sep-2019 13:22 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Phase, Narrative]

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