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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 68512
Last updated: 22 November 2021
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Date:14-NOV-1930
Time:afternoon
Type:Bristol Bulldog Mk IIA
Owner/operator:17 Squadron Royal Air Force (17 Sqn RAF)
Registration: K1086
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Upavon, Wiltshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Upavon, Wiltshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Bristol Bulldog Mk.IIA K1086, 17 Squadron, RAF: Written off (damaged beyond repair) 14 November 1930 when collided with Bulldog J9589 at RAF Upavon, Wiltshire while taking off into sun. Pilot probably dazzled/blinded by low sun. No fatalities reported.

Aircraft not repaired, and struck off charge 9 June 1931.

Sources:

1. The K File - The RAF of the 1930s (James J Halley, Air Britain, 1995)
2. http://www.orpheusweb.co.uk/vicsmith/OldAccs/Nov30.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Oct-2009 02:57 JINX Added
27-Jun-2013 17:00 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport]
14-Jul-2013 02:39 JINX Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source]
12-Feb-2015 14:41 Shuntt Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport]
31-Oct-2019 21:53 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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