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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 212304
Last updated: 27 April 2019
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Date:14-MAR-1928
Time:day
Type:Bristol F.2b Fighter
Owner/operator:2 Sqn Royal Air Force (2 Sqn RAF)
Registration: J7666
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Manston, near Ramsgate, Kent -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Manston, Kent
Destination airport:RAF Manston, Kent
Narrative:
Bristol F.2b Fighter II J7666, 2 Squadron, RAF Manston: Written off (destroyed) 14/3/1928 in a Midair collision with Vickers Virginia Mk.VII J8239 of 9 (IX) Squadron, over RAF Manston, Ramsgate, Kent. Both crew of Bristol Fighter J7666 were killed:

Flying Officer Horace James Joseph Mumford-Mathews (pilot, aged 22) killed
Lt David Francis Cummin Scott (passenger, aged 27) killed

Flying Officer Ratcliffe (pilot and sole occupant of Vickers Virginia Mk.VII J8239 of 9 (IX) Squadron, RAF) was unhurt.

Sources:

1. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1929.htm
2. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?17344-RAF-fatalities-1928


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Jun-2018 21:19 Dr. John Smith Added
02-Nov-2018 19:46 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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