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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 209588
Last updated: 1 December 2021
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Date:14-JUL-1931
Time:day
Type:Armstrong Whitworth Siskin Mk IIIA (DC)
Owner/operator:3 FTS Royal Air Force (3 FTS RAF)
Registration: J9190
MSN: AW.215
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Spittlegate, Grantham, Lincolnshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Spittlegate, Grantham, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Armstrong Whitworth Siskin Mk.IIIA (DC) J9190, 3 FTS, RAF Spittlegate, Grantham: Written off (damaged beyond repair) 14/7/30 when hit by Hawker Tomtit Mk.I J9777 while taxiing at RAF Spittlegate, Grantham, Lincolnshire. Pilot of Siskin J9190 - L.A/C Edwin James Palmer (Service Number 366156, aged 22) - was killed

Pilot Officer Derek Harcourt Oxley (pilot of Hawker Tomtit J9777, also of 3 FTS RAF Grantham) was slightly injured.

Sources:

1. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1934.htm
2. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?17512-RAF-Fatalities-1931
3. http://www.bcar.org.uk/1930s-incident-logs#1931
4. Photo of accident: http://glostransporthistory.visit-gloucestershire.co.uk/royalair30.htm
5. http://www.orpheusweb.co.uk/vicsmith/Accidents/Jul31.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Apr-2018 23:12 Dr. John Smith Added
23-Nov-2018 17:12 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Operator]

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