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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 209473
Last updated: 6 December 2019
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Date:30-OCT-1930
Time:day
Type:Armstrong Whitworth Atlas Mk I
Owner/operator:RAF College Cranwell
Registration: J9985
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Cranwell, Cranwell, Sleaford, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Cranwell, Sleaford, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Armstrong Whitworth Atlas Mk.I J9985, RAF College, Cranwell: Written off (destroyed) 30/10/30 when went out of control, spun into ground, caught fire on impact, and burnt out at RAF Cranwell, Cranwell, Sleaford, Lincolnshire. Pilot (sole person on board) - Flight Cadet Peter Berry (aged 19) - was killed

Sources:

1. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1934.htm
2. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?17427-RAF-Fatalities-1930
3. http://www.bcar.org.uk/1930s-incident-logs


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Apr-2018 18:40 Dr. John Smith Added

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