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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 68534
Last updated: 25 November 2021
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Date:26-APR-1932
Time:day
Type:Bristol Bulldog Mk IIA
Owner/operator:23 Squadron Royal Air Force (23 Sqn RAF)
Registration: K1673
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hartfield, Wealden District, East Sussex -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Kenley, Whyteleafe, Surrey
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Bulldog IIA K1673, 23 Squadron, RAF Kenley: Written off (destroyed) 26/4/32 when collided with Bulldog K1675 and spun into ground, Hartfield, Wealden District, East Sussex. Pilot - Pilot Officer Archibald Campbell Johnstone (aged 20) - was killed. Sgt Edward Daniel Jack (Service Number 362451) baled out of K1675 and survived uninjured.

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft K1000-K9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1976)
2. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1934.htm
3. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?17601-RAF-fatalities-1932
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hartfield


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Oct-2009 08:22 JINX Added
26-Jan-2012 14:35 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source]
14-Jul-2013 02:47 JINX Updated [Operator, Source]
20-Sep-2014 08:54 Jixon Updated [Operator]
19-Oct-2014 10:04 Tu144 Updated [Location]
19-May-2015 15:43 Victor IV Updated [Location]
12-May-2018 16:41 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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