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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 76557
Last updated: 14 June 2020
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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: K2072(?)
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 (504 Sqn) crashed into a hangar where several Hawker Fury airplanes were parked. Six Furies were destroyed by fire.

Note: Not confirmed that Hawker Fury K2072 is one of the six aircraft involved. However, the dates "fit"; Hawker Fury K2072 was delivered to 25 Squadron on 25 February 1932 and was Struck Off Charge 28 August 1935 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 13:25 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport]
21-Oct-2013 19:16 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
14-Nov-2013 06:50 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
10-Nov-2014 14:53 Pepa Updated [Location, Departure airport]
02-Jun-2015 06:50 Unitex Updated [Source, Narrative]
31-Oct-2019 23:12 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Registration, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
31-Oct-2019 23:18 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
31-Oct-2019 23:25 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
01-Nov-2019 15:59 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]

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