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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 68754
Last updated: 20 April 2020
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Date:20-APR-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:43 Squadron Royal Air Force (43 Sqn RAF)
Registration: K7273
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Alwinton, Northumberland -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Catterick, North Yorkshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft was taking part in Air Observer Corps exercises over the Redesdale range when an engine failure forced the pilot - Pilot Officer Peter Dennis James Strong to make a forced landing on rough ground at Alwinton, Northumberland. As the aircraft taxied after landing it hit a fence 50 yards away and tipped onto its back.

Pilot Officer Peter Strong was uninjured and returned to service a short time later. Pilot Officer Strong served through World War 2 with 602 Squadron and survived the war. He retired from the air force in 1959 with the rank of Flight Lieutenant.

Sources:

1. Air-Britain The K File The RAF of the 1930s
2. http://acia.co.uk/1938/04/20/fury-k7273/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Oct-2009 13:19 JINX Added
18-Jan-2012 09:48 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source]
18-Jul-2013 04:56 JINX Updated [Operator, Source]
03-Aug-2013 15:25 Nepa Updated [Operator]
04-Aug-2013 14:50 JINX Updated [Operator]
14-Oct-2013 04:45 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
17-Dec-2013 17:43 Nepa Updated [Operator]
06-Jun-2015 15:46 Angel dick one Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
10-Mar-2018 17:09 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
20-Apr-2020 20:30 Allach Updated [Operator, Operator]

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