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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 68747
Last updated: 26 July 2020
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Date:07-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:3 FTS Royal Air Force (3 FTS RAF)
Registration: K5673
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF South Cerney, Gloucestershire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF South Cerney, Gloucestershire
Destination airport:RAF South Cerney, Gloucestershire
Narrative:
Hawker Fury Mk.1 K5673. 3 FTS, RAF: Written off 7/12/38 when stalled on landing at RAF South Cereney, Gloucestershire, tipped up onto its nose & Damaged Beyond Repair.

K5673, when with 1 Squadron, RAF, was filmed on 26/6/37 at RAF Hendon, as one of four Hawker Fury Mk.1s (K2043, K2879, K2881, K5673) which gave an aerobatic display. This footage also appears in the 1939 feature film "The Lion Has Wings"

NOTE: The Hawker Fury "K5673" on display at the Brooklands Museum (see link #2) is NOT the aircraft above, but an exact full scale replica

Sources:

1. Air Britain The K File The RAF of the 1930s
2. https://www.brooklandsmuseum.com/explore/our-collection/aircraft/hawker-fury-i-replica
3. https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/1041628
4. http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/photo/000825154.html
5. http://www.aviation-links.co.uk/Gloucestershire%20Aircraft%20Accidents.pdf

Replica of Hawker Fury K5673 at the Brooklands Museum 14/6/2001 Replica Hawker Fury I K5673 (BAPC249) (6912800083)

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Oct-2009 10:57 JINX Added
20-Mar-2018 20:04 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
19-Oct-2018 19:16 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]

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