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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 196552
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic BFIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol F.2b
Owner/operator:13 Sqn RAF
Registration: F4572
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Penton Mewsey, near Andover, Hampshire. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:RAF Kenley, Surrey
Destination airport:RAF Andover, Hampshire
On 2.10.24, Bristol F.2B Fighter F4572, of 13 Squadron, RAF Kenley, Surrey. Written off (destroyed) when spun into the ground at Penton Mewsey, near Andover, Hampshire. Pilot began a spiral descent from 2,000 feet and failed to flatten out before impact. Both crew - Flying Officer Archibald Hay Stirling (aged 24) and AC1 William James Arthur Turton (aged 22) - were killed


3. Flight Magazine October 9, 1924 page 663 at .

Revision history:

06-Jul-2017 19:00 Dr. John Smith Added
06-Jul-2017 19:04 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
23-Dec-2017 16:17 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]
01-Nov-2018 15:58 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
02-Feb-2019 18:29 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Location]

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