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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 209775
Last updated: 8 October 2019
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Date:08-OCT-1939
Time:night
Type:Silhouette image of generic T6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American Harvard Mk 1
Owner/operator:CFS Royal Air Force (CFS RAF)
Registration: N7181
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Upavon, Wiltshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Upavon, Wiltshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
North American Harvard Mk.I N7181, CFS (Central Flying School) RAF Upavon: Written off (destroyed) 8/10/39 when crashed on take-off at night at RAF Upavon, Wiltshire. Both crew killed:

Sgt John Horner Hargreaves (Service Number 740208, aged 27) killed
Sgt Charley Lovell Wallace Mason (Service Number 741158, aged 29) killed

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain 1983)
2. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1939a.htm
3. https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2408108/hargreaves,-john-horner/
4. https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2710484/mason,-charley-lovell-wallace/
5. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/119705008/john-horner-hargreaves


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Apr-2018 16:25 Dr. John Smith Added
20-Nov-2018 15:56 Nepa Updated [Operator, Nature, Operator]

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