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Crash of a De Havilland DH.4 in Wright Patterson AFB

Date & Time: Dec 2, 1918 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft: De Havilland DH.4 (29886)">
Registration:
AS-22846
Flight Type:
Crew on board:
0
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The accident occurred in unknown circumstances.

Crash of a De Havilland DH.4 in New Jersey

Date & Time: Nov 20, 1918 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft: De Havilland DH.4 (29886)">
Registration:
AS-39406
Flight Type:
Site:
Location: New Jersey (23815)"> New Jersey (15411)">
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The accident occurred in unknown circumstances.

Crash of a De Havilland DH.4 in Fort Worth

Date & Time: Nov 12, 1918 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft: De Havilland DH.4 (29886)">
Registration:
SC-39168
Flight Type:
Location: Fort Worth (19953)"> Texas (16262)">
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The aircraft crashed in unknow circumstances near Everman-Barron Field airport.

Crash of a De Havilland DH.4 in Langley AFB

Date & Time: Nov 9, 1918 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft: De Havilland DH.4 (29886)">
Registration:
AS-23130
Flight Type:
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The aircraft crashed in unknown circumstances.

Crash of a De Havilland DH.4 in Wright Patterson AFB: 1 killed

Date & Time: Jun 19, 1918
Type of aircraft: De Havilland DH.4 (29886)">
Registration:
AS-32098
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Wright Patterson AFB-Wright Patterson AFB
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
Lt. Frank Stuart Patterson, son and nephew of the co-founders of National Cash Register, is killed in the crash of his DH.4M, AS-32098, at Wilbur Wright Field during a flight test of a new mechanism for synchronizing machine gun and propeller, when a tie rod breaks during a dive from 15,000 feet (4,600 m), causing the wings to separate from the aircraft. Wishing to recognize the contributions of the Patterson family (owners of NCR) the area of Wright Field east of Huffman Dam (including Wilbur Wright Field, Fairfield Air Depot, and the Huffman Prairie) is renamed Patterson Field on 6 July 1931, in honor of Lt. Patterson.