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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 68607
Last updated: 20 November 2021
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Type:Hawker Demon Mk I
Owner/operator:A&AEE Martlesham Heath (Aeroplane & Armament Experimental Establishment Martlesham Heath)
Registration: K2905
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near RAF Martlesham Heath, Suffolk -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Hawkinge, Folkestone, Kent
Destination airport:Martlesham Heath, Suffolk
Hawker Demon Mk.I K2905 of A&AEE Martlesham Heath: Written off (destroyed) when abandoned at night on 25/2/38 near Martlesham Heath, Suffolk. Pilot, Sgt (580208) Philip Richard Smith RAF bailed out. Aircraft may have been on delivery flight from 25 Squadron, RAF Hawkinge to the A&AEE at Martlesham Heath, Suffolk. Struck off charge 20/5/38.


1. Air Britain The K File The RAF of the 1930s

Revision history:

07-Oct-2009 14:57 JINX Added
24-Jan-2012 13:35 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Source]
06-Jul-2013 13:43 JINX Updated [Operator, Location, Source]
27-Nov-2014 19:45 Digger Updated [Operator, Location]
02-Jun-2015 07:45 Thomas Fuk Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Aug-2015 20:24 TB Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Narrative]
10-Mar-2018 22:40 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Mar-2018 22:41 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
10-Mar-2018 22:45 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
10-Mar-2018 22:47 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Narrative]

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