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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 172888
Last updated: 6 December 2019
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Date:05-AUG-1931
Time:day
Type:Armstrong Whitworth Atlas Mk I
Owner/operator:208 Squadron Royal Air Force (208 Sqn RAF)
Registration: K1467
C/n / msn: AW.589
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Heliopolis, north-east of Cairo -   Egypt
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Heliopolis, Egypt
Destination airport:RAF Heliopolis, Egypt
Narrative:
Written off (damaged beyond repair) 5 August 1931, when crashed at RAF Heliopolis, north-east Cairo, Egypt (at approximate co ordinates 3005′40″N 03121′35″E) killing both crew.

Crew:
Flight Lt Arthur Reginald Jones (pilot)
L/AC Edgar Charles Clive Henry (366752) (observer)

K1467 was the 13th of a batch of 28 aircraft (K1454-K1481, c/nos AW576-AW603) ordered from Armstrong Whitworth, Whitley, to contract 34471/30 to meet Specification 12/28. Delivered between August 1930 and January 1931. Struck off charge 7 August 1931

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft K1000-K9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1976 p. 8)
2. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?17512-RAF-Fatalities-1931
3. http://britishaviation-ptp.com/aw_atlas.html
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Almaza_Air_Base#History
5. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Accf1939.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Jan-2015 06:21 Dr. John Smith Added
07-Feb-2017 18:54 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Location, Source, Narrative]
23-Mar-2018 19:28 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]

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