Accident Hawker Audax Mk I K5151,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 192662
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Date:Monday 8 January 1940
Type:Hawker Audax Mk I
Owner/operator:5 FTS RAF
Registration: K5151
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing
Location:Irish Sea, off the Isle of Man -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Sealand, Flintshire
Destination airport:
Sgt Thomas Alexander Kerr (Service Number 700116, aged 29) was killed whilst flying Audax Mk.I K5151 of No 5 FTS RAF Sealand, Flintshire, when he left a formation flight in cloud and was reported as missing over the Irish Sea off the Isle of Man. He was not found, and is commemorated on Runnymede memorial.


1. Royal Air Force Aircraft K1000-K9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1976)

Revision history:

08-Jan-2017 09:52 Laurent Rizzotti Added
06-May-2019 20:19 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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