Incident Airco DH.9A F956, Monday 12 August 1918
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Date:Monday 12 August 1918
Type:Airco DH.9A
Owner/operator:212 Sqn RAF
Registration: F956
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:West of Smith's Knoll Pillar Buoy -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:RAF Yarmouth
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Attacked U-boat which rose to surface and fired at aircraft, West of Smith's Knoll Pillar Buoy. Engine disabled, FL in sea, and taken in tow 12.8.18. The two crewmembers were rescued. Court of Inquiry held.


"Royal Navy Aircraft Serials & Units 1911-1919" p410 by Ray Sturtivant & Gordon Page.
AIR 1/418.

Revision history:

01-Nov-2023 15:33 Halo Added
03-Nov-2023 12:03 Nepa Updated
25-Apr-2024 13:21 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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