Accident Felixstowe F.5 N4637, Wednesday 25 April 1923
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Date:Wednesday 25 April 1923
Type:Felixstowe F.5
Owner/operator:480 Flt RAF
Registration: N4637
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:RAF Calshot, Hampshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:RAF Calshot, Hampshire
Destination airport:RAF Calshot
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
On navigation flight. Rudder bar carried away in air after lifebelt jammed sheave. Aircraft made heavy landing and hull collapsed.
FG Off J H Bentham
111388 AC1 H Kay
291279 AC1 T Scarff
342461 AC2 S J Cording (injured)

NOTE: Source 1 gives date as 24 Apr 1925.


2. Air Britain: "RAF Aircraft J1 - J9999" (1987)

Revision history:

08-Feb-2021 12:23 Castleace Added
10-Feb-2021 17:39 Castleace Updated [Narrative]
19-Feb-2021 10:16 fanda Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative, Operator]

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