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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 157066
Last updated: 29 April 2021
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Type:Miles Magister Mk I
Owner/operator:24 Elementary Flying Training School Royal Air Force (24 EFTS RAF)
Registration: N3909
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Sporle, Norfolk -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
The Magister was sent to Sporle to pick up a trainee pilot who had crashed there.
On departure the pilot in command made a low level run over the aircraft on the ground and spectators, in the course of which the Magister stalled at an estimated height of 200 feet and crashed.
The pilot in command was killed in the accident and the passenger died as the result of his injuries two days later.

Flying Officer Wilfred Ernest Cater RAFVR, killed in a flying accident, is buried in Barnstable Cemetery.
LAC (Pilot U/T) Michael Hilward Jones (18) RAFVR, died as the result of injuries sustained in a flying accident and was cremated at Norwich and Norfolk Crematorium.


RAF Casualties-1941

Revision history:

24-Jun-2013 21:16 angels one five Added
08-Aug-2013 21:19 JINX Updated [Operator, Nature, Narrative]
19-Sep-2013 22:45 angels one five Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
01-Apr-2014 20:55 angels one five Updated [Nature, Narrative]
17-Oct-2018 06:12 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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