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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 68782
Last updated: 30 July 2020
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Date:21-MAY-1937
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic hafu model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Fury Mk I
Owner/operator:87 Squadron Royal Air Force (87 Sqn RAF)
Registration: K8277
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Sutton Bridge, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Tangmere, West Sussex
Destination airport:RAF Sutton Bridge, Lincolnshire
Narrative:
Hawker Fury Mk.1 K8277, 87 Squadron, RAF: Written off (damaged beyond repair) 21/5/37 when hit hedge on approach to RAF Sutton Bridge, Lincolnshire, and overturned on touchdown

Sources:

1. Air-Britain The K File The RAF of the 1930s
2. http://www.bcar.org.uk/1930s-incident-logs#1937
3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No._87_Squadron_RAF#World_War_II
4. 87 Squadron RAF ORB (RAF Form 540) 01/03/37-31/10/39: http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/D8455014


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Oct-2009 21:53 JINX Added
23-Jan-2012 03:01 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source]
18-Jul-2013 04:55 JINX Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source]
11-Apr-2018 15:36 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
09-Nov-2018 16:36 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]

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