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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 191352
Last updated: 11 October 2021
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Date:05-MAR-1935
Time:day
Type:Hawker Osprey Mk III
Owner/operator:Gosport Trg Base Squadron Royal Air Force (Gosport Trg Base Sqn RAF)
Registration: K3632
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:7 miles south of the Nab Tower, Isle of Wight -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Gosport, Hampshire
Destination airport:RAF Gosport, Hampshire
Narrative:
Crashed in sea 5.3.1935 seven miles South of the Nab Tower, Isle of Wight.
Crew -
F/O Nigel Ratcliffe Williams (pilot)(Sub-Lt, RN) - killed
LAC Henry John Atkinson (passenger) - were killed.
5. Crashed due to loose dinghy jamming a/c controls.

Sources:

1. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1937.htm
2. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?17884-RAF-fatalities-1935
3. http://wight.hampshireairfields.co.uk/iowc.html
4. http://www.naval-history.net/xDKCas1935.htm
5. Air Britain: "The K File - The Royal Air Force in the 1930's"


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Nov-2016 22:24 Dr.John Smith Added
13-Jan-2017 22:24 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]
30-Sep-2017 00:56 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]
23-Dec-2017 16:20 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport]
01-Mar-2018 15:54 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source]
10-Nov-2018 22:02 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
16-Jan-2021 20:41 Castleace Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
27-May-2021 20:21 Anon. Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative, Operator]

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