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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 68636
Last updated: 15 November 2021
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Date:23-MAY-1938
Time:day
Type:Hawker Demon Mk I
Owner/operator:25 Squadron Royal Air Force (25 Sqn RAF)
Registration: K4526
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near RAF Catterick, North Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Aldergrove, Northern Ireland
Destination airport:RAF Catterick, North Yorkshire
Narrative:
Hawker Demon Mk.I K4526 of 25 Squadron, RAF: Written off (damaged beyond repair) 23/5/38 when, as one of two aircraft which overshot and forced landed near RAF Catterick, North Yorkshire, while lost, owing to low cloud and bad visibility in bad weather.

Sources:

1. Air Britain The K File The RAF of the 1930s
2. ORB 25 Sqdn RAF


Images:


My Grandfather, Alfie Blackburne was a career flyer with the RAF through the 30's and the 2WW. He took this photo of the aircraft concerned, and many others. Regards, Nick Blackburne jnbni@aol.com

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Oct-2009 06:29 JINX Added
10-Nov-2011 12:37 Anon. Updated [Source]
24-Jan-2012 13:36 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]
06-Jul-2013 13:43 JINX Updated [Operator, Location, Source]
27-Nov-2014 19:46 MiG15 Updated [Operator, Location]
02-Jun-2015 07:55 Emil Robot Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Mar-2018 19:03 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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