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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 211682
Last updated: 1 December 2021
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Date:16-JUN-1926
Time:
Type:Armstrong Whitworth Siskin Mk IIIA
Owner/operator:41 Squadron Royal Air Force (41 Sqn RAF)
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Northolt, South Ruislip, Middlesex, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Northolt, South Ruislip, Middlesex
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Armstrong Whitworth Siskin Mk.IIIA, 41 Squadron, RAF Northolt: Written off (destroyed) 16/6/1926 when stalled and crashed shortly after take off, RAF Northolt, South Ruislip, Middlesex. Pilot and sole occupant - Flying Officer Anthony Clifford Addams (aged 21) - was killed. According to a contemporary report in "Flight" magazine (June 24, 1926, page 363 - see link #3)

"Royal Air Force Flying Accident
THE Air Ministry regrets to announce that as the result of an accident at Northolt, Middlesex, to a Siskin of No. 41 Squadron, Northolt, on June 16, Flying Officer Anthony Clifford Addams, the pilot and sole occupant of the aircraft, was killed."

The 41 Squadron Inter-Flight Addams Cup Competition was inaugurated in his honour

Sources:

1. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1929.htm
2. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?17306-RAF-fatalities-1926
3. https://www.flightglobal.com/FlightPDFArchive/1926/1926%20-%200425.PDF
4. http://www.worldnavalships.com/directory/aircraftprofile.php?AircraftID=514
5. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?22529-Fg-Off-Anthony-Clifford-ADDAMS


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-May-2018 22:00 Dr. John Smith Added
01-Nov-2018 16:02 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]

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