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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 68728
Last updated: 8 May 2020
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Date:03-SEP-1936
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic hafu model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Fury Mk I
Owner/operator:25 Squadron Royal Air Force (25 Sqn RAF)
Registration: K2079
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:nr Canterbury, Kent, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Hawkinge, Kent
Destination airport:
Narrative:
K2079 - DBR in forced landing in fog when undercarriage leg collapsed.4.9.1936
Crew:
F/O (36013) Francis George FROW (pilot) RAF - uninjured. Date confirmed as 3rd Sept 1936 (not 4th Sept 1936) via Gloucester Citizen dated Friday 04 September 1936. "Flying Officer F.G. Frow, the 25th Squadron. escaped uninjured yesterday when the machine was flying from Hawkinge. Kent, crashed in a field at Elham, near Folkestone. Another report stated "The pilot lost his bearings in the dense fog that covered East Kent during the afternoon. A wing of the machine caught a tree and after the pilot had brought the 'plane down it ran through a fence dividing two fields"

Sources:

Air-Britain The K File The RAF of the 1930s
ORB 25 Sqdn RAF


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Oct-2009 09:47 JINX Added
24-Jan-2012 13:32 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source]
15-Jul-2013 08:23 JINX Updated [Operator, Source]
27-Nov-2014 19:41 Wilbur Updated [Operator, Location]
02-Jun-2015 06:37 Repac Updated [Date, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
14-Oct-2019 07:32 paulmcmillan Updated [Date, Source, Narrative]

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