Accident Bristol F.2b Fighter J7666,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 212304
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Date:Wednesday 14 March 1928
Type:Silhouette image of generic BFIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bristol F.2b Fighter
Owner/operator:2 Sqn RAF
Registration: J7666
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:RAF Manston, Kent -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:RAF Manston, Kent
Destination airport:RAF Manston, Kent
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Midair collision with Vickers Virginia Mk.VII J8239 of 9 (IX) Squadron, over RAF Manston, Ramsgate, Kent. Both crew of Bristol Fighter J7666 were killed.

Crew of Bristol Fighter J7666:
Pilot Flying Officer Horace James Joseph Mumford-Mathews (22)
Passenger Lt David Francis Cummin Scott (27)

Flying Officer Ratcliffe (pilot and sole occupant of Vickers Virginia Mk.VII J8239 of 9 (IX) Squadron, RAF) was unhurt.


Thanet Advertiser - Friday 16 March 1928

Revision history:

17-Jun-2018 21:19 Dr. John Smith Added
02-Nov-2018 19:46 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
18-Feb-2020 17:34 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
17-Jul-2023 08:33 Nepa Updated [[Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]]
08-Dec-2023 09:55 TB Updated [Time, Location, Source, Narrative]

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