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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 19552
Last updated: 27 March 2021
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Type:Miles Magister Mk I
Owner/operator:222 (Natal) Squadron Royal Air Force (222 (Natal) Sqn RAF)
Registration: L5953
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Fowlmere, Cambridgeshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
On 28 March 1940 21-years old Plt Off James Olliff Griffits of 222 Sqn RAF was killed when the Miles Magister I training aircraft L5953, he was flying, dived into the ground from on top of a loop at Fowlmere, during a landing and local flying exercise.


Revision history:

19-May-2008 01:53 JINX 40 Added
19-Jan-2012 02:15 Nepa Updated [Operator, Phase, Source]
04-Aug-2013 15:08 JINX Updated [Operator]
02-Feb-2015 16:46 Victor III Updated [Operator, Location]
18-Jul-2017 08:48 Laurent Rizzotti Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]

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