Loss of Airship SST.6 on 30th August 1918

Loss of Airship SST.6 on 30th August 1918

SST..6 was delivered on 29th August 1918 and destroyed by fire on her maiden flight on 30th August 1918 with the loss of all five crew members. They were Capt CHARLES KING RAF, Capt. M.BARTLETT RAF, Lt. W. RIGHTON RAF, Sgt. D.N. CAMERON RAF and AM1 R.W. COWIN RAF. The SST (Sea Scout - Twin) airship was the last class to be designed during the Great War.

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  • Profile picture for Malcolm Bartlett

    Born 1883

    Died 1918

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) Captain Royal Air Force

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    Born 1881

    Died 1918

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) Captain Royal Air Force

  • Profile picture for Donald Neil Cameron

    Born 1897

    Died 1918

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) 210636 Serjeant Royal Air Force

  • Profile picture for Reginald William Cowin

    Born 1896

    Died 1918

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) 204321 Air Mechanic 1st Class Royal Air Force Airship Construction Station (Kingsnorth)

  • Profile picture for Wilfrid Righton

    Born 1890

    Died 1918

    Royal Navy Flight Sub-Lieutenant Royal Naval Air Service

    Royal Navy Flight Officer Royal Naval Air Service

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) Lieutenant Royal Air Force Air Station (Kingsnorth)