Personnel Index - Detail
Aircraft DH 4 serial C4530 (Fiat 4) was detailed for practice formation flying 6/3/18. During take off the aircraft crashed and caught fire. Pilot Lt J H Morris was killed and the Observer 2/Lt W G Hasler is reported to have also been killed, but he does not appear in the CWGC.A chance finding, by the Webmaster, in the Liddle Collection of Leeds University shows that Second Lieutenant Hasler was not killed. A large amount of information surrounding this crash has been added to Second Lieutenant Hasler's page.
Earlier in his career Lt Morris had another crash.
The following incident is recorded (the meaning not being entirely clear).
27th February 1918:
DH4 (serial C4502) turned on nose in ploughed field near Amiens due mist on engine and height test.
Lt JH Morris Ok/2Lt AF Ferguson Ok