ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 76556
Last updated: 14 June 2020
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:07-AUG-1933
Time:day
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: K2056(?)
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Hawkinge, Folkestone, Kent -   United Kingdom
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Hawkinge, Folkestone, Kent
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
A Hawker Horsley crashed into a hangar were several Hawker Fury airplanes were parked, operated by RAF 25 Sqn. Six Furies were destroyed by fire.

Note: Not confirmed that Hawker Fury K2056 is one of the six aircraft involved. However, the dates "fit"; Hawker Fury K2056 was delivered to 25 Squadron on 24 February 1932 and was Struck Off Charge 8 May 1934 as "components"

Sources:

1. The K File - The RAF of the 1930s (James J Halley, Air britain, 1995 p 171 )
2. Airplane 153
3. ORB 25 Squadron RAF 01-09-1915 to 28-02-1940: National Archives (PRO Kew) File AIR 27/305/1: https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/D8409929
4. http://www.25squadron.org.uk/FuryYears.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Aug-2010 11:18 harro Added
24-Jan-2012 13:26 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport]
10-Nov-2014 14:54 Paix Updated [Location, Departure airport]
31-Oct-2019 23:27 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Registration, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description