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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 68670
Last updated: 15 November 2021
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Type:Hawker Demon Mk I
Owner/operator:64 Squadron Royal Air Force (64 Sqn RAF)
Registration: K8199
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near RAF Duxford, Cambridgeshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Martlesham Heath, Ipswich, Suffolk
Destination airport:RAF Duxford, Cambridegshire
Hawker Demon Mk.I K8199, 64 Squadron, RAF Church Fenton: Written off (destroyed) 7/8/38 when ran out of fuel in fog & abandoned near RAF Duxford, Cambridgeshire. Aircraft became lost in the fog, managed to locate a vector to RAF Duxford in an attempt to make an emergency landing, but ran out of fuel before the aircraft could land. Both crew - including the pilot, Pilot Officer Donald Robert Miller (Canadian citizen, Service #94037) - baled out successfully

Pilot Officer Donald Robert Miller survived this accident, survived WW II, and was promoted to the rank of Wing Commander on 7/9/45 (see link #6)


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 22:48 JINX Added
10-May-2015 09:27 Anon. Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Narrative]
15-Mar-2018 18:06 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Mar-2018 18:22 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
09-Nov-2018 17:06 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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