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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 207641
Last updated: 14 June 2020
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Date:13-SEP-1938
Time:day
Type:Miles Magister Mk I
Owner/operator:2 Gp CF Royal Air Force (2 Gp CF RAF)
Registration: L8269
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Wyton, Huntingdonshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Wyton, Huntingdonshire
Destination airport:RAF Wyton, Huntingdonshire
Narrative:
Miles Magister Mk.I, L8269, 2 Group Communications Flight, RAF Wyton: Written off (destroyed) 13/9/38 when stalled and flew into the ground on approach to RAF Wyton, Huntingdonshire. Pilot - Flying Officer Kenneth Gerald Stodart AFC (Service #36034, aged 28) - died 15.9.38 (two days later) of injuries sustained at the Princess Mary RAF Hospital at Halton, Buckinghamshire. [It may be recalled that F/O Stodart flew in the MacRobertson Race in 1934 with his uncle in an Airspeed Courier, finishing in sixth place.]

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain)
2. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1939.htm
3. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?9306-F-O-Kenneth-Gerald-Stodart-AFC
4. https://www.flightglobal.com/FlightPDFArchive/1938/1938%20-%202655.PDF
5. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?314-RAF-officer-deaths-1-1-29-3-9-39


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Mar-2018 21:23 Dr. John Smith Added
15-Mar-2018 22:09 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
20-Nov-2018 15:00 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]
04-Nov-2019 08:31 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]

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