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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 139925
Last updated: 28 January 2020
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Date:06-MAY-1938
Time:Day
Type:Silhouette image of generic hafu model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Fury Mk I
Owner/operator:41 Squadron Royal Air Force (41 Sqn RAF)
Registration: K7280
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:RAF Catterick, North Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Catterick, North Yorkshire
Destination airport:RAF Catterick, North Yorkshire
Narrative:
The pilot attempted to land cross wind and the Fury began to swing into the wind on touchdown. The pilot tried to arrest the swing by heavy braking and tipped the plane onto its nose. The accident was ascribed to " inexperience ".
Crew:
Flying Officer H.E.H. Overall (pilot) RAF - (KIFA 6/11/39) was uninjured.

Aircraft deemed to be damaged beyond economic repair, and relegated to grounded instructional airframe 1334M in March 1939

Sources:

1. Air Ministry Form 1180.
2. Royal Air Force Aircraft K1000-K9999 (James J. Hsalley Air Britain, 1976 page 59)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Nov-2011 15:50 angels one five Added
17-Nov-2011 16:25 angels one five Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Registration, Location, Nature, Destination airport, Narrative]
17-Jan-2012 05:53 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
06-Aug-2013 13:26 JINX Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]
21-Aug-2013 07:26 angels one five Updated [Operator]
22-Aug-2013 21:14 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
06-Jun-2015 21:24 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Narrative]
12-Mar-2018 15:34 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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