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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 244499
Last updated: 17 January 2022
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Date:10-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: K7598
MSN: F.2356
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Manby, Lincolnshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Manby, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:RAF Manby, Lincolnshire
Narrative:
Fairey Battle Mk.1 K7598, 1 AAS (Air Armament School) RAF: Written off (damaged beyond repair) 10 October 1939 when engine cut and aircraft belly landed "wheels up" at RAF Manby, Lincolnshire. No reported injuries to the crew, which included the pilot, Squadron Leader C E Ingham. Aircraft deemed "damaged beyond economic repair" and Struck Off Charge on or before 31 October 1939

Sources:

1. The K File - The RAF of the 1930s (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1995 p.125)
2. Royal Air Force Aircraft K1000-K9999 (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1976 page 62)
3. The Battle File (Sidney Shail, Air Britain, 1997 p.125)
4. https://35squadron.wordpress.com/2018/02/13/fairey-battle/
5. http://www.bcar.org.uk/manby-history
6. http://www.bcar.org.uk/new1939-incident-logs


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Oct-2020 00:41 Dr. John Smith Added
30-Oct-2020 09:08 T.T.Taylor Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]

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