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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 209708
Last updated: 12 September 2019
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Date:27-AUG-1940
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic T6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American Harvard Mk 1
Owner/operator:6 FTS Royal Air Force (6 FTS RAF)
Registration: P5850
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kingham Hall, Oxfordshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Little Rissington, Gloucestershire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
North American Harvard Mk 1 P5850 6 FTS, RAF Little Rissington: Written off (destroyed) 27/8/40 while undertaking solo aerobatics when the aircraft stalled in a turn and dived into the ground at Kingham Hill, Oxfordshire

Sergeant Pilot Harry Williams, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, aged 26 was killed, he was the son of Arthur and Bessie Williams of Warmley, Gloucestershire and is buried in Warmley Tower Unity Methodist Church Burial Ground.

Sources:

1. http://www.chippingnortonbritishlegion.com/wartime-plane-crashes-around-chipping-norton.php
2. https://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/50303


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Apr-2018 20:24 Dr. John Smith Added
19-Nov-2018 21:27 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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