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Today in aviation history – 12th August

On 12th August 1915 Short Type 184 aircraft piloted by Charles Edmonds took off off HMS ship ‘Ben-my-Chree’ and attacked Turkish ship ‘Scham’ on the Aegean Sea. The torpedo wrecked the ship that was immobilized by the British submersible E14. It was the first successful torpedo attack from the air.

Autor: Redakcja Świat

Redakcja Świat