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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 68678
Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Type:Fairey Gordon Mk IVB
Owner/operator:1 ATC RAF
Registration: K1697
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:nr RAF stn Catfoss, Hornsea, North Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF Catfoss, Hornsea, North Yorkshire
K1697 was the prototype Fairey Gordon Mk.IVB with the Armstrong-Siddeley Panther engine, reportedly first flown as such on March 3 1931.

Written off (Damaged Beyond Repair) after stalling and crashing on approach to RAF Catfoss, Hornsea, North Yorkshire


1. Air-Britain The K File The RAF of the 1930s
2. Peter Lewis: The British Bomber since 1914 Putnam London, 3rd edition 1980, ISBN 0-370-30265-6

Revision history:

08-Oct-2009 23:15 JINX Added
26-Jun-2013 19:38 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport]
18-Jul-2013 04:44 JINX Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source]
11-Jan-2015 04:32 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Feb-2015 14:46 yarbi Updated [Operator, Location]

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