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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 68563
Last updated: 25 November 2021
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Date:19-MAY-1933
Time:day
Type:Bristol Bulldog Mk IIA
Owner/operator:A&AEE Martlesham Heath (Aeroplane & Armament Experimental Establishment Martlesham Heath)
Registration: K2201
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Martlesham Heath, near Ipswich, Suffolk -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Martlesham Heath, Ipswich, Suffolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Bristol Bulldog Mk. IIA K2201, A&AEE, Martlesham Heath: Written off (destroyed) 19/5/33 during formation aerobatics, when involved in a mid air collision with Bulldog K2191 while practising for display, RAF Martlesham Heath, Ipswich, Suffolk. Pilot - and sole occupant of Bulldog K2201 - Flight Lt George Edwin Campbell DFM (aged 32) - was killed.

Flight Lt James Francis Moir baled out of Bristol Bulldog Mk.IIA K2191 and survived unhurt

Sources:

1. Air Britain The K File The RAF of the 1930s
2. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1934.htm
3. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?17674-RAF-Fatalities-1933&styleid=3
4. https://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/74864
5. https://www.gravestonephotos.com/public/gravedetails.php?grave=362994&scrwidth=800


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Oct-2009 15:15 JINX Added
26-Jan-2013 15:50 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]
12-Jul-2013 08:09 JINX Updated [Operator, Location]
15-May-2018 14:14 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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