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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 211229
Last updated: 18 October 2019
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Date:15-JUN-1933
Time:day
Type:Armstrong Whitworth Atlas TM
Owner/operator:RAF College Cranwell
Registration: K1486
C/n / msn: AW.620
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Brauncewell, North Kesteven, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Cranwell, Sleaford, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Armstrong Whitworth Atlas TM K1486, RAF College, Cranwell: Written off (damaged beyond repair) 15/6/33 when hit dyke on landing, overturned and caught fire at Brauncewell, North Kesteven, Lincolnshire (at approximate co ordinates 53.055413N 0.489765W, north of RAF Cranwell). Pilot and sole occupant - Flight Cadet John William Gard (aged 19) - was killed

Court of Inquiry held at Cranwell on 15/6/33. K1486 Delivered to RAF College Cranwell 1/1/31; DTD 19/5/32; RAF College Cranwell 9/10/32; Struck Off Charge 1/7/33

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft K1000-K9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1976 page 8)
2. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1934.htm
3. http://britishaviation-ptp.com/aw_atlas.html
4. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?17674-RAF-Fatalities-1933
5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brauncewell


Revision history:

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20-May-2018 00:46 Dr. John Smith Added

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