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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 68665
Last updated: 13 November 2021
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Type:Hawker Demon Mk I
Owner/operator:64 Squadron Royal Air Force (64 Sqn RAF)
Registration: K8185
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Leicester, Leicestershire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Church Fenton, North Yorkshire
Destination airport:
Hawker Demon Mk.I K8185, 64 Squadron RAF: Written off (destroyed) 7/8/38 when abandoned, out of fuel, & lost in fog at night. Both crew baled out successfully, and aircraft crashed near Leicester. Wreckage recovered to RAF Hucknall, Nottinghamshire, where aircraft Struck off Charge 5/11/38


1. Air Britain The K File The RAF of the 1930s
2. The Times, London 8/8/38
3. 64 Squadron ORB

Revision history:

08-Oct-2009 22:34 JINX Added
10-Nov-2014 17:24 J.Paco Updated [Operator, Location]
15-Mar-2018 17:38 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Mar-2018 18:14 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
15-Mar-2018 18:19 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]

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