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Last updated: 15 December 2020
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Date:24-JAN-1950
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic T6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American AT-16 Harvard T.2B
Owner/operator:2 FTS Royal Air Force (2 FTS RAF)
Registration: KF907
C/n / msn: 18-008
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF South Cerney, Cirencester, Gloucestershire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF South Cerney, Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Destination airport:RAF South Cerney, Gloucestershire
Narrative:
North American AT-16 Harvard T.2B KF907. First recorded RAF service in January 1946 with 3 SFTS, RAF South Cerney, Cirencester, Gloucestershire. Next to 22 SFTS, RAF Ouston, Northumberland in December 1946, which moved to RAF Syerston in February 1948, and became 22 FTS in February 1949. Lastly with 2 FTS at RAF South Cerney, Cirencester, Gloucestershire from July 1949.

Written off (damaged beyond repair) 24 January 1950: The Harvard struck a tree over it overshot the runway on landing at RAF South Cerney, Cirencester, Gloucestershire. No reported fatalities or injuries

Sources:

1. Halley, James (1999) Broken Wings Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents Tunbridge Wells: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. p.89 ISBN 0-85130-290-4.
2. The Harvard File (John F Hamlin, Air Britain, 1988)
3. Last Take Off; A Catalogue of RAF Aircraft Losses 1950 to 1953 by Colin Cummings p.31
4. https://www.aviation-links.co.uk/Gloucestershire%20Aircraft%20Accidents.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Dec-2020 19:24 Dr. John Smith Added
15-Dec-2020 10:28 Koumes Updated [Operator, Nature, Destination airport, Operator]

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