Incident Airco DH9A J557, Monday 5 February 1923
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Date:Monday 5 February 1923
Type:Airco DH9A
Owner/operator:207 Sqn RAF
Registration: J557
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:San Stefano aerodrome, Turkey -   Turkey
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:San Stefano, Turkey
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Pilot: Fg Off WE Knowlden. Passenger: Fg Off HJ Payne. On overseas detachment in Turkey during the Chanak Crisis, DH9A J557 overturned in soft ground after a fast landing at San Stefano.


Air Britain DH4/DH9 datafile p234.
"Souvenir of Constantinople, RAF 1922-1923" p38.


Revision history:

31-Oct-2023 17:54 Halo Added
03-Nov-2023 12:36 Nepa Updated

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