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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 68564
Last updated: 25 November 2021
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Date:18-MAY-1934
Time:day
Type:Bristol Bulldog Mk IIA
Owner/operator:41 Squadron Royal Air Force (41 Sqn RAF)
Registration: K2194
MSN: 7650
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Holbeach Bombing Range, Gedney Drove End, The Wash, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Northolt, South Ruislip, Middlesex
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Bristol Bulldog IIA K2194, 41 Squadron, RAF Northolt: Written off (destroyed) 18/5/34 when flew into towed target and crashed into the Wash, off the Holbeach Bombing Range, Gedney Drove End, The Wash, Lincolnshire. Pilot - Sgt Frank Baker (aged 22) - was killed

Bulldog K2194 was fomrally struck off charge on 21/6/34

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft K1000-K9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1976 page 13)
2. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1934.htm
3. http://www.bcar.org.uk/1930s-incident-logs#1934
4. 41 Squadron ORB (Air Ministry Form 540) 1916-1939: http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/D8411674


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Oct-2009 15:19 JINX Added
06-Jun-2015 21:19 Angel dick one Updated [Operator]
22-May-2018 21:33 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Total fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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