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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 68726
Last updated: 18 May 2020
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Date:04-APR-1938
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic hafu model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Fury Mk I
Owner/operator:43 Squadron Royal Air Force (43 Sqn RAF)
Registration: K2074
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Stanstead Park, Near Rowlands Castle, Chichester, Sussex -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Tangmere, Chichester, West Sussex
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Hawker Fury Mk.I K2074, 43 Sqaudron, RAF: Written off (destroyed) 4/4/38 when broke up in flight during aerobatics, pilot abandoned too late. Aircraft came down in the wood of Stanstead Park, near Rowlands Castle, Chichester, Sussex. Pilot: Sgt Henry Mathew Baxter RAF (aged 25) killed.

Sources:

1. Air-Britain The K File The RAF of the 1930s
2. The Fighting Cocks: 43 (Fighter) Squadron By Jimmy Beedle
3. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1939.htm
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stansted_Park
5. http://aircrewremembered.com/justin-clermont.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Oct-2009 09:39 JINX Added
14-Jul-2013 08:54 JINX Updated [Source, Narrative]
26-Feb-2018 23:11 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Mar-2018 21:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
12-Nov-2018 18:07 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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