Accident North American Harvard Mk I N7144,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 209707
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Date:Thursday 18 January 1940
Type:Silhouette image of generic T6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
North American Harvard Mk I
Owner/operator:2 FTS RAF
Registration: N7144
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Brize Norton, Oxfordshire
Destination airport:RAF Brize Norton
Harvard N7144: Written off (destroyed) 18/1/40 when engaged in an instrument flying sortie. At around 09:30 the aircraft descended below the briefed height of 2,000 feet and attempted to join another formation. Whilst doing so the aircraft stalled, entered a spin and had insufficient height to recover. It hit trees and crashed near Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
P/O Arthur John Mullock (42423) RAF who was at the controls, was killed. The safety pilot, who survived the accident, was P/O Noel Eric Berrington-Pickett and it is his name which appears on the AM Form 1180.


1. Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999 (James J. Halley, Air Brtiain, 1983)

Revision history:

21-Apr-2018 20:15 Dr. John Smith Added
19-Nov-2018 21:29 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
10-May-2019 01:14 Dr. John Smith Updated [Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Feb-2024 10:26 Nepa Updated [Destination airport, Narrative, Operator]

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