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BF III Crash

Glass plate copy negatives of Bristol Fighter F2B Fighter serial III which crashed at Naas, Kildare 17 July 1922. Images shows the wreck of the aricraft on the ground taken from each both sides and the rear. The aircraft had arrived in Baldonnel 10 July 1922. Glass plate one has been identifed on the envelope as Bristol Fighter II which was delivered to Baldonnel 4 July 1922 and was written off after a crash at Castlebagot, Baldonnel 23 Jan 1924 in which Lieutenant R. T. Nevin was killed. The image, however, appears to be that of the BF III crash on 17 July 1922. Glass plate two and three both show the serial number of the aircraft BF III.

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Filename:IE-MA-ACPS-GPN-006-2.jpg
Album name:Military Archives / IE/MA/ACPS/GPN/006
Keywords:Aer Corps ; Photographs ; Glass Plate Negatives ; Military Archives ;
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Date Range:17 Jul 1922
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Date added:Oct 31, 2013
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