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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 68750
Last updated: 1 April 2020
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Date:07-OCT-1936
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic hafu model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Fury Mk I
Owner/operator:RAF College
Registration: K5681
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Navenby, North Kesteven, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Cranwell, Lincolnshire (EGYD)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Hawker Fury Mk.1 K5681, of the RAF College, Cranwell: Written off (destroyed) 7/10/36 when collided with Fury K5682 (also of the RAF College, Cranwell) during camera gun practice & abandoned. Pilot: Flight Cadet Howard Frizelle Burton RAF injured. Aircraft came down at Navenby, North Kesteven, Lincolnshire, eight miles south of Lincoln.

According to a contemporary report in "Flight International" October 15, 1936: "...as the result of a collision in the air at Navenby, Lincolnshire, on October 7, between two aircraft of the Royal Air Force College, Cranwell, Fit. Lt. Roy James Oliphant Bartlett lost his life and Flight Cadet Howard Frizelle Burton was injured. Fit. Lt. Bartlett and Fit. Cadet Burton were the pilots and sole occupants of their respective aircraft"

Sources:

1. Air Britain The K File The RAF of the 1930s
2. https://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1936/1936%20-%202799.html
3. http://www.thepeerage.com/p13465.htm#i134650
4. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?6592-Few-more-names-please
5. http://www.bcar.org.uk/1930s-incident-logs#1936
6. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Navenby


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Oct-2009 11:05 JINX Added
12-Jan-2015 01:33 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Apr-2018 22:07 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
28-Mar-2019 13:33 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]
17-Dec-2019 18:16 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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