ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 16975
Last updated: 20 January 2017
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Narrative:Abandoned in irrecoverable spin.
|Type:||Miles Magister Mk I|
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|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||North Sea, off Felixstowe, Suffolk -
|Phase:|| Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)|
|Departure airport:||RAF Martlesham Heath|
The pilot bailed out, but owing to confusion in the two possible rescue vessels, each of which saw the other and turned back, he was drowned.
Flt-Lt Eric Rolfe Simonds (28) RAF killed in a flying accident.
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