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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 196552
Last updated: 7 July 2019
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Date:02-OCT-1924
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic BFIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol F.2b
Owner/operator:13 Sqn RAF
Registration: F4572
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Penton Mewsey, near Andover, Hampshire. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Kenley, Surrey
Destination airport:RAF Andover, Hampshire
Narrative:
On 2.10.24, Bristol F.2B Fighter F4572, of 13 Squadron, RAF Kenley, Surrey. Written off (destroyed) when spun into the ground at Penton Mewsey, near Andover, Hampshire. Pilot began a spiral descent from 2,000 feet and failed to flatten out before impact. Both crew - Flying Officer Archibald Hay Stirling (aged 24) and AC1 William James Arthur Turton (aged 22) - were killed

Sources:

1. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1925.htm
2. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?17304-RAF-fatalities-1924&styleid=3
3. Flight Magazine October 9, 1924 page 663 at https://www.flightglobal.com/FlightPDFArchive/1924/1924%20-%200663.PDF .


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Jul-2017 19:00 Dr. John Smith Added
06-Jul-2017 19:04 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
23-Dec-2017 16:17 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]
01-Nov-2018 15:58 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
02-Feb-2019 18:29 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Location]

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