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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 209711
Last updated: 16 May 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic T6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American Harvard Mk 1
Owner/operator:Grantham SF Royal Air Force (Grantham SF RAF)
Registration: N7067
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Newton, 7 miles South of Sleaford, North Kesteven, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Spitalgate, Grantham, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
North American Harvard Mk.I N7067, Station Flight, RAF Grantham: Written off (destroyed) 24/9/39 when went out of control and spun into ground out of cloud, Newton, seven miles south of Sleaford, North Kesteven, Lincolnshire. Both crew were killed:

Flying Officer William Symington Pryde (Service Number 37690, aged 22) killed
L.A/C Albert Bernard Hayes (Service Number 219069, aged 49) killed

At the time of his death Flying Officer Pryde may have been with an armament training school. Newton is a hamlet in the North Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. The hamlet is situated approximately 8 miles (13 km) east from the town of Grantham, 7 miles (11 km) south from Sleaford, and less than 1 mile (1.6 km) south from the A52 road, at approximate co ordinates 52.9134N 0.44459W.


1. Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1983)

Revision history:

21-Apr-2018 20:51 Dr. John Smith Added
22-Apr-2018 16:20 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
26-Apr-2018 19:39 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
25-Nov-2018 18:00 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
05-Nov-2019 23:02 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]

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