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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21892
Last updated: 22 November 2021
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Date:14-DEC-1931
Time:
Type:Bristol Bulldog Mk IIA
Owner/operator:23 Squadron Royal Air Force (23 Sqn RAF)
Registration: K1676
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Woodley, Berkshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Woodley, Berkshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Demonstration of low flying, aircraft wingtip touched the ground during a low-level slow roll, cartwheeled. Pilot badly injured. Both legs subsequently amputated.
Crew:
Pilot:P/O Douglas Robert Stuart Bader RAF injured.

Sources:

Taken from:
http://web.archive.org/web/20141013143433/http://www.elknet.pl:80/acestory/bader/bader.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Douglas_Bader
Air Britain The K File The RAF of the 1930s


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Aug-2008 04:36 bucko386 Added
06-Oct-2009 08:45 JINX Updated
26-Jan-2012 14:32 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
14-Jul-2013 02:44 JINX Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
20-Sep-2014 08:51 Jixon Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
19-Oct-2014 10:01 Tu144 Updated [Location]

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