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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 27825
Last updated: 24 September 2019
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Date:19-JAN-1935
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.60M Moth
Owner/operator:18 Squadron Royal Air Force (18 Sqn RAF)
Registration: K1855
C/n / msn: 1629
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tusmore Park, Evenley, near Brackley, Northamptonshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Upper Heyford, Oxfordshire (UHF/EGUA)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
C/No. 1629 DH.60M [Gipsy I]: Taken on charge as K1855 18.12.30 by RAF Kenley, Fighting Area. To Station Flight Upper Heyford, HQ Western Area 6.5.31. Operated by 12 Squadron by June 1932. (Nominal transfer to Central Area 16.11.33). To 18 Squadron by January 1935.

Dived into ground at high speed at Tusmore Park, Evenley, near Brackley, Northamptonshire 19.1.35; both crew - Sgt Francis H Land and Sgt Clifford Leonard Oliver Barker - killed. Struck off charge 5.2.35

Sources:

1. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1937.htm
2. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?17884-RAF-fatalities-1935
3. http://www.ab-ix.co.uk/dh60.pdf


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
15-Nov-2016 15:08 Dr.John Smith Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
05-Nov-2017 14:19 Nepa Updated [Operator]
01-Nov-2018 16:44 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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