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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 209932
Last updated: 20 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic hafu model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Fury Mk I
Owner/operator:1 AAS Royal Air Force (1 AAS RAF)
Registration: K8244
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Theddlethorpe ranges, near Grimsby, East Lindsay, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Manby, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Hawker Fury Mk.II K8244, 1 Air Armament School, RAF Manby, Lincolnshire: Written off (destroyed) 13/11/39 while airborne from RAF Manby on an air to ground gunnery practice sortie, the pilot failed to pull out of a dive in sufficient time due to misjudging the aircraft's altitude at the start of the dive.

The aircraft was destroyed on impact with the ground at the Theddlethorpe ranges, near Grimsby, East Lindsay, Lincolnshire, and the pilot, Flt Lt Ernest Henry Jago (Service Number 36076, aged 35) was killed in the crash

He was buried in Liverpool (Allerton) Cemetery Sec. 2d. C. Of E. Grave 90.


1. Royal Air Force Aircraft K1000-K9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1976, page 68)

Revision history:

26-Apr-2018 17:48 Dr. John Smith Added
01-Nov-2018 18:09 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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