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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 212350
Last updated: 1 December 2021
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Date:19-SEP-1928
Time:day
Type:Armstrong Whitworth Siskin Mk IIIA
Owner/operator:AGS RAF
Registration: J8871
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Eastchurch, Eastchurch, Isle of Sheppey, Kent -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Eastchurch, Eastchurch, Isle of Sheppey, Kent
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Armstrong Whitworth Siskin Mk. IIIA J8871, Armament & Gunnery School, Eastchurch: Written off (destroyed) 19/9/1928 when stalled after take-off, RAF Eastchurch, Eastchurch, Isle of Sheppey, Kent. Pilot and sole occupant - Flying Officer Athal Patrick Woulf de Wytt (aged 23) - was killed. According to a contemporary report in "Flight" magazine (October 11, 1928 page 898 - see link #3):

Royal Air Force Flying Accidents
THE Air Ministry regrets to announce that, as the result of an accident at Eastchurch to a Siskin machine of the Armament and Gunnery School, Eastchurch, on September 19, Flying Officer Athal Patrick de Woulf de Wytt, the pilot and sole occupant of the^aircraft, was killed."

Sources:

1. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1929.htm
2. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?17344-RAF-fatalities-1928
3. https://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1928/1928%20-%200968.html
4. http://www.kenthistoryforum.co.uk/index.php?topic=17966.0


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Jun-2018 19:14 Dr. John Smith Added
29-Nov-2018 09:42 Nepa Updated [Operator, Nature, Operator]

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