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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 68707
Last updated: 14 June 2020
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Date:10-DEC-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:1 AAS Royal Air Force (1 AAS RAF)
Registration: K1940
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Horncastle, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Manby, Licolnshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Hawker Fury Mk.1 K1940, 1 AAS RAF Manby: Written off 10/12/38 when engine failed & Damaged Beyond Repair in a forced landing near Horncastle, Lincolnshire, after hitting hedge & overturning. Struck off charge 19/4/39.

RAF Manby airfield officially opened in August 1938 and within days had its first residents, 1 AAS (No.1 Air Armament School) which had arrived from RAF Eastchurch

Sources:

1. Air Britain The K File The RAF of the 1930s
2. http://www.bcar.org.uk/1930s-incident-logs#1938
3. http://www.bcar.org.uk/manby-history


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Oct-2009 06:17 JINX Added
21-Mar-2018 20:31 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Nov-2018 14:43 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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