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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 244497
Last updated: 17 January 2022
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Date:31-OCT-1939
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic bttl model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairey Battle Mk I
Owner/operator:1 AAS Royal Air Force (1 AAS RAF)
Registration: K7592
MSN: F.2350
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Manby, Lincolnshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Manby, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:RAF Manby, Lincolnshire
Narrative:
Fairey Battle Mk.1 K7592, 1 AAS (Air Armament School), RAF: Written off (damaged beyond repair) 31 October 1939 when stalled at low altitude on landing, and wing hit ground. Not repaired - deemed as "damaged beyond economic repair" and allocated as Ground Instructional Airframe 1795M on 22 February 1940 with 1 EWS RAF. Continued in this role until Struck Off Charge as Cat.E (Scrap) on 19 May 1943

Sources:

1. The K File - The RAF of the 1930s (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1995 p.126)
2. Royal Air Force Aircraft K1000-K9999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1976 page 63)
3. The Battle File (Sidney Shail, Air Britain, 1997 p.126)
4. http://www.bcar.org.uk/manby-history


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Oct-2020 23:47 Dr. John Smith Added
10-Nov-2020 20:37 Sycak Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]

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