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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 212535
Last updated: 28 November 2019
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Type:Armstrong Whitworth Atlas TM
Owner/operator:1 FTS Royal Air Force (1 FTS RAF)
Registration: J9440
C/n / msn: AW.352
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Netheravon, Wiltshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Netheravon, Wiltshire
Destination airport:
Armstrong Whitworth Atlas TM J9440, 1 FTS, RAF Netheravon: Written off (destroyed) 10/10/1929 when crashed and caught fire after mid air collision with Armstrong Whitworth Atlas J9437, over RAF Netheravon, Wiltshire. Pilot and sole occupant of Atlas J9440 - L.A/C Thomas White Caird (alias Thomas White Kelly) (Service Number 351620, aged 25) - was killed

Pilot Off Hugh Dunsmuir Primrose - pilot and sole occupant of Atlas J9437 - was seriously injured. (J9437 made a successful emergency landing at RAF Netheravon).

Atlas TM J9440 was one of a batch of 13 aircraft (J9435-J9447 c/n AW.347-AW.359) ordered from Armstrong Whitworth, Whitley, to contract 837620/28 to meet Specification 12/28.



Revision history:

22-Jun-2018 23:22 Dr. John Smith Added
01-Nov-2018 16:14 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
11-Dec-2018 16:05 Sergey L. Updated [Narrative]

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