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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 206872
Last updated: 8 September 2020
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Type:Miles Magister Mk I
Owner/operator:151 Sqn RAF
Registration: P2495
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:South Stoke, Goring-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF North Weald, Essex
Destination airport:
Miles Magister Mk.I P2495, 151 Squadron, North Weald: Written off (destroyed) 4.8.39 when hit roof of a public house while low-flying, over South Stoke, Goring-on-Thames, Oxfordshire. One of the two crew was killed:
Pilot Officer Peter Phillips (pilot) killed
Pilot Officer John Frederick Pettigrew injured (Australian) injured

According to a contemporary report in "Flight" August 17 1939, page 161 - see link #4)

"P/O Peter Phillips lost his life and P/O John Fredrick Pettigrew was seriously injured as the result of an accident which occurred at Goring-on-Thames on August 4 to a Royal Air Force aircraft. P/O Phillips was the pilot of the aircraft and P/O Pettigrew the only other occupant."



Revision history:

28-Feb-2018 23:47 Dr. John Smith Added
31-Mar-2018 23:16 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Narrative]
08-Oct-2018 18:23 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
08-Sep-2020 08:47 db Updated [Location, Narrative, Operator]

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