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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 16996
Last updated: 2 June 2020
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Date:10-MAY-1938
Time:day
Type:Miles Magister Mk I
Owner/operator:Wyton SF Royal Air Force (Wyton SF RAF)
Registration: L5948
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Godmanchester, near Huntingdon, Huntingdonshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Wyton, Huntingdonshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Miles Magister Mk.I L5948, RAF Wyton Station Flight; written off (damaged beyond repair) 10.5.38 when dived and crashed in field, near Godmanchester, Huntingdonshire. Both crew were killed:

Pilot Officer Ivor Jack Fawdry (pilot, aged 22)
Pilot Officer Colin James Carr Lee (aged 22)

According to a contemporary report in "Flight" magazine (May 19, 1938 page 489 - see link #3)

"FLYING ACCIDENTS
P/O Ivor Jack Fawdry and P/O Colin James Carr Lee lost their lives in an accident which occurred near Godmanchester, Huntingdonshire, on May 10 to an aircraft of No. 139 (B) Sqn., Wyton, Huntingdon. P/O Fawdry was the pilot and P/O Lee the other occupant of the aircraft"

Sources:

1. Royal air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain)
2. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1939.htm
3. https://www.flightglobal.com/FlightPDFArchive/1938/1938%20-%201389.PDF


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-Mar-2008 07:32 JINX Added
08-Feb-2018 20:14 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Mar-2018 16:39 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
25-Nov-2018 17:54 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
04-Nov-2019 08:34 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]

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