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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 212320
Last updated: 1 December 2021
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Date:08-MAY-1928
Time:day
Type:Armstrong Whitworth Siskin Mk IIIA
Owner/operator:41 Squadron Royal Air Force (41 Sqn RAF)
Registration: J8402
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Holbeach Bombing Range, Gedney Drove End, The Wash, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Sutton Bridge, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Armstrong Whitworth Siskin Mk. IIIA J8402, 41 Squadron, RAF Northolt: Written off (destroyed) 8/5/1928 when crashed at the Holbeach Bombing Range, Gedney Drove End, The Wash, Lincolnshire. Pilot and sole occupant - Flying Officer Geoffrey Bradbury (aged 23) died 20.5.28 (twelve days later) of injuries sustained. This is confirmed by the RAF Sutton Bridge ORB (Operational records Book - Air Ministry Form 540):

"20.5.1928 07:00; F/O G Bradbury died in West Norfolk Hospital, Kings Lynne, as a result of accident on 8.5.28"

Sources:

1. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1929.htm
2. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?17344-RAF-fatalities-1928
3. http://www.bcar.org.uk/1920s-incident-logs#1928
4. https://forum.keypublishing.com/showthread.php?82785-snipe-56-fighter-squadron-biggin-hill&p=2141429#post2141429
5. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?22569-Fg-Off-Geoffrey-BRADBURY


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Jun-2018 15:13 Dr. John Smith Added
01-Nov-2018 16:08 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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