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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 209933
Last updated: 11 March 2020
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Date:13-NOV-1939
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:1 FTS Royal Air Force (1 FTS RAF)
Registration: N7043
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near RAF Netheravon, Wiltshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Netheravon, Wiltshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
North American Harvard Mk.I N7043, 1 FTS, RAF Netheravon: Written off (destroyed) 13/11/39 when dived into ground, near RAF Netheravon, Wiltshire. Both crew were killed:

Flt Lt Wilson Irwin Hammond (Service Number 37065, Canadian, aged 25) killed
Acting Sub-Lt (Air) Donald Copsey (Royal Navy, Fleet Air Arm, aged 23) killed

Both crew members were buried at Netheravon (All Saints) Churchyard, Wiltshire, United Kingdom.

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/2710081/hammond,-wilson-irwin/
4. https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2710078/copsey,-donald/
5. http://www.naval-history.net/xDKCas1939-11NOV.htm
6. http://www.ipernity.com/doc/286273/24467893
7. https://www.ancientfaces.com/person/wilson-irwin-hammond/164152482


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Apr-2018 18:05 Dr. John Smith Added
01-Nov-2018 18:09 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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