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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 206997
Last updated: 28 April 2019
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Date:01-JAN-1937
Time:day
Type:Hawker Hart
Owner/operator:6 FTS Royal Air Force (6 FTS RAF)
Registration: K4952
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Tidworth, Wiltshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Netheravon, Wiltshire
Destination airport:RAF Netheravon, Wiltshire
Narrative:
Hart Trainer K4952, 6 FTS, Netheravon: Written off (damaged beyond repair) 1/1/37 when stalled on approach to forced landing, to RAF Netheravon, and came down at North Tidworth, Wiltshire. One of the two crew was killed:

LAC Frank William Barrett (aged 23) killed
Sgt Norman Pickard injured (pilot)

According to the official Air Ministry announcement in "Flight" magazine (7 January 1937 page 26 - see link #3):

"FLYING ACCIDENTS
...Also that L.A/C Frank William Barrett lost his life, and Sgt. Norman Pickard was injured, as the result of an accident which occurred at North Tidworth on January 1, to an aircraft of No. 6 Flying Training School, Netheravon. Sgt. Pickard was the pilot of the aircraft and L.A/C. Barrett the passenger."

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft K1000-K9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1976)
2. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1937.htm
3. https://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1937/1937%20-%200048.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Mar-2018 17:55 Dr. John Smith Added
07-Apr-2018 23:15 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
23-Nov-2018 17:21 Nepa Updated [Operator, Nature, Operator]

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