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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 210592
Last updated: 28 April 2019
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Date:24-FEB-1921
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic A504 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro 504K
Owner/operator:4 Sqn Royal Air Force (4 Sqn RAF)
Registration: F8751
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Cove, near RAF Farnborough, near Farnborough, Hampshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Farnborough, Hampshire
Destination airport:RAF Farnborough
Narrative:
Avro 504K F8751, 4 Squadron, RAF Farnborough: Written off (destroyed) 24/2/21 when lost control and spun into the ground at Cove, near Farnborough, Hampshire. One of the two crew was killed:

Flying Officer William Leslie Gordon Spinney (aged 29) killed
Flying Officer Allan Hesketh DFC escaped with only scratches.

Sources:

1. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1925.htm
2. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?16864-RAF-Officer-Deaths-1921
3. http://www.hampshireairfields.co.uk/hancrash.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-May-2018 18:08 Dr. John Smith Added
08-Nov-2018 06:25 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]

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