Incident Blackburn Dart N9551, Friday 9 February 1923
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Date:Friday 9 February 1923
Type:Blackburn Dart
Owner/operator:460 Flt FAA RAF
Registration: N9551
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:HMS Argus, English Channel off Portsmouth, Hampshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:HMS Argus, English Channel off Portsmouth, Hampshire
Destination airport:HMS Argus, English Channel off Portsmouth, Hampshire
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed 09/02/1923 while landing onto the stern of aircraft carrier HMS Argus, in the English Channel off Portsmouth, Hampshire. The ships known movements at this time were:

26th February 1923 - Completed refit at Portsmouth
26th February 1923 - Commenced special trials with the R.A.F./F.A.A.
19th March 1923 - Completed special trials with the R.A.F./F.A.A.


1. Air Enthusiast 46
4. HMS Argus in 1924:

Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
06-Jul-2017 16:53 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Oct-2018 13:33 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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