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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 209584
Last updated: 14 June 2020
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Date:02-MAY-1931
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic A504 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro 504N
Owner/operator:2 FTS Royal Air Force (2 FTS RAF)
Registration: F8813
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ashby-de-la-Launde, Bloxholm, North Kesteven, Lincolnshire, -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Digby, Scopwick Heath, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Avro 504N F8813, 2 FTS, RAF Digby, Scopwick Hearth, Lincolnshire: Written off 2/5/31 when stalled on turn and crashed at Ashby-de-la-Launde, Bloxholm, in the North Kesteven district of Lincolnshire. One of the two crew was killed:

Flying Officer Stewart Sinclair Mackay (aged 24) killed
AC.2 Josiah Swain (Service Number 513149) injured

(Ashby-de-la-Launde is a small village, part of the civil parish of Ashby-de-la-Launde and Bloxholm, in the North Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. The village is situated just west of Digby, and east of the A15 and B1191 roads at approximate co ordinates 53.08N 00.43W)

Sources:

1. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1934.htm
2. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?17512-RAF-Fatalities-1931
3. http://www.macla.co.uk/scopwick/graves2.php
4. https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=743960088983155&id=732990696746761
5. https://museum.timaru.govt.nz/explore/scroll/profile?id=4698


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Apr-2018 20:30 Dr. John Smith Added
19-Apr-2018 20:30 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
23-Nov-2018 17:14 Nepa Updated [Operator, Nature, Operator]

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