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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 211735
Last updated: 29 October 2019
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Type:Airco DH.9A
Owner/operator:1 FTS Royal Air Force (1 FTS RAF)
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Netheravon, Wiltshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:RAF Netheravon, Wiltshire
Destination airport:RAF Netheravon, Wiltshire
Airco D.H.9A, 1 FTS, RAF Netheravon: Written off (destroyed) 12/8/1926 when spun into the ground on approach to RAF Netheravon, Wiltshire. Pilot and sole occupant - L.A/C Clarence Henry Hooper Gooding (Service Number 335937, aged 21) - was killed. According to a contemporary report in "Flight" magazine (August 19, 1926 page 522 - see link #3):

"R.A.F. Flying Accidents
THE Air Ministry regrets to announce that as the result of an accident in the vicinity of Netheravon Aerodrome to a D.H.9A of No. 1 Flying Training School, Netheravon, on August 12, No. 335937 L.A.C. Clarence Henry Hooper Gooding, the pilot and sole occupant of the aircraft, was severely injured and died of his injuries shortly afterwards"



Revision history:

31-May-2018 21:47 Dr. John Smith Added
01-Nov-2018 16:02 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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