April 1920 reported accidents

This accident list is the result of many years work, noting accidents reported in various sources. The accidents may be anything from a forced-landing to a total write off. I make no claims as to the accuracy of any item, but these notes may help if you wish to follow up any report. Any additions or corrections to this list would be welcome. You an email me at vicsmith@argonet.co.uk (or just click on this link)

A "?" in any column indicates that there is a definite doubt in my mind

Dates are day/month/year

Military serials are given in the Registration column where known, otherwise the nationality is followed by "-mil". A serial with no prefix indicates a RAF aircraft

The Type is as reported

The Location may be some distance from the accident site, particularly in more remote parts of the world. The country is assumed to be that of the registration, unless otherwise shown. Country names are those that existed at the time, e.g., Karachi would be in India, not Pakistan. Some place names are shortened, indicated by "/" to save space. All storm damage is generally described as "gale"

The Notes column gives alternate dates where sources differ, occasionally Squadron numbers, company, aircraft or pilot's names if I feel that this may be useful

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Date Registration Type Place Notes
Apr 1920 G-EAJA BE 2e gale Aylestone
1 Apr F302 HP O/400 Abu Hamed, Egypt
2 Apr F-mil Caudron Istres query date
4 Apr G-EAQM DH 9 Moulmein, Burma
5 Apr F- "Goeland" Nice
5 Apr D6709 R.E.8 unknown 6 Sqn
5 Apr H5561 DH 9 Eil Dar Elan, Somaliland query date
7 Apr I- Aleppo query date
7 Apr EC- Madrid query date
10 Apr Nxx Curtiss R-4 unknown mail flight
10 Apr F4635 Bristol Fighter unknown 5 Sqn
11 Apr Nxx Curtiss JN-4 Heller Field, NJ
13 Apr I- Bushire, Iraq
13 Apr H1524 Bristol Fighter Datta Khal, India
15 Apr E1241 R.E.8 gale unknown 30 Sqn
16 Apr F4627 Bristol Fighter Loralei (India)
16 Apr F4634 Bristol Fighter unknown (India) 28 Sqn
16 Apr H3481 DH 9A unknown 30 Sqn
17 Apr G-EAKS Sopwith Wallaby Grokgak, Bali
19 Apr CP- Curtiss 18-T Sicasica
21 Apr J- Nakajima Type 7 Mount Tanzawa
23 Apr E3800 Avro 504K off Portsmouth
23 Apr J572 DH 9A gnd Gosport
24 Apr unknown balloon Paris, France
24 Apr C4542 Siskin Martlesham Heath
24 Apr F2838 DH 9A unknown 30 Sqn
24 Apr USAAC P-56 DH 4 Detroit, MI
25 Apr G-CAAF Curtiss JN-4 Minoru Park
25 Apr F2835 DH 9A Iraq
25 Apr G- Saragossa, Spain query date
25 Apr RAF Spithead query date
28 Apr F- ? English Channel mail flight
29 Apr N4044 Felixstowe F.5 off Felixstowe
30 Apr E3519 Avro 504K Fowlmere