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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 210543
Last updated: 10 December 2019
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Date:04-NOV-1920
Time:17:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic BFIT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bristol F.2b
Owner/operator:24 Squadron Royal Air Force (24 Sqn RAF)
Registration: F4852
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Kenley, Whyteleafe, Surrey. -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Kenley, Surrey
Destination airport:RAF Kenley, Surrey
Narrative:
Bristol Fighter F4852, 24 Squadron, RAF Kenley: Written off (destroyed) 4/11/20 when hit tree landing in fog, at RAF Kenley, Whyteleafe, Surrey. They had flown to Winchester but on return encountered heavy fog. Both crew killed:

Flying Officer Harold Oliver Prout AFC (aged 33) killed
Flying Off Horace Edgar Fenwick (aged 24) killed

Harold Oliver Prout was born around 1886. He died on November 4, 1920 at 33 years old. He was buried in Croydon (Mitcham Road) Cemetery B3, 11402., United Kingdom.

Sources:

1. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1925.htm
2. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?16863-RAF-Officer-Deaths-1920
3. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?16863-RAF-Officer-Deaths-1920/page2
4. https://www.ancientfaces.com/person/harold-oliver-prout/164739329


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-May-2018 23:33 Dr. John Smith Added
17-Oct-2018 05:59 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]
02-Feb-2019 18:50 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type]

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