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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 212266
Last updated: 28 November 2021
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Date:24-SEP-1927
Time:day
Type:Armstrong Whitworth Siskin Mk IIIA
Owner/operator:111 (Treble One) Squadron Royal Air Force (111 (Treble One) Sqn RAF)
Registration: J8057
MSN: AW.170
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Duxford, Cambridgeshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Duxford, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Armstrong Whitworth Siskin Mk.IIIA J8057, 111 Squadron, RAF Duxford: Written off (destroyed) 24/9/1927 in a Mid air collision with 19 Squadron Avro 504K J8361, over RAF Duxford, Cambridgeshire. Pilot and sole occupant of A.W. Siskin J8057 - Sgt James Kelly (Service Number 346825, aged 24) - was killed

Sgt Osmond Cecil Tostevin & L.A/C Locke unhurt in Avro 504K J8361, which made a successful emergency landing at RAF Duxford.

AW Siskin J8057 was one of a batch of 13 aircraft (J8048-J8060) ordered from Armstrong Whitworth, Whitley, to contract 625304/25, dated June 1926, to meet Specification 25/25.

Sources:

1. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1929.htm
2. http://britishaviation-ptp.com/aw_siskin.html
3. http://www.rafmuseumstoryvault.org.uk/ID/?7000249112


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Jun-2018 22:35 Dr. John Smith Added
16-Jun-2018 20:39 Dr. John Smith Updated [Other fatalities]
08-Oct-2018 18:28 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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