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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 199321
Last updated: 25 November 2021
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Date:20-APR-1933
Time:day
Type:Bristol Bulldog Mk IIA
Owner/operator:29 Squadron Royal Air Force (29 Sqn RAF)
Registration: K2200
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF North Weald, Essex -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF North Weald, Essex
Destination airport:RAF North Weald
Narrative:
Flying Officer Hobson of 29 Squadron based at North Weald escaped serious injury when he folded Bristol Bulldog IIA K2200 in half during a crash landing near his home airfield on 20.4.33

The fuselage and wings forward of the cockpit area remained largely intact, but the rear fuselage and tail area was reversed and ended up upside-down and beneath the main wreckage. Almost totally wrecked in the impact, the aircraft was struck off RAF charge on the same day.

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft K1000-K9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1976)
2. http://www.brynelliott.co.uk/WESTESSEXcrashesMishaps2Peacetime.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Sep-2017 17:48 Dr. John Smith Added
01-Sep-2017 17:48 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
01-Dec-2017 10:29 Laurent Rizzotti Updated [Aircraft type]
12-Nov-2018 15:09 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]

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