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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 68585
Last updated: 28 April 2019
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Date:22-JAN-1935
Time:
Type:Bristol Bulldog Mk IIA
Owner/operator:3 FTS Royal Air Force (3 FTS RAF)
Registration: K2953
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Elworth, near Sandbach, Cheshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Spitalgate, Grantham, Lincolnshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off (destroyed) 22/1/35 at Elworth, near Sandbach, Cheshire (at approximate co ordinates 53.146N 2.367W). Aircraft flew into the ground in bad visibility on cross-country navigational exercise. CREW: Pilot Officer (Acting) Douglas Howard Clinch (pilot, aged 19) RAF killed.

Sources:

1. Air Britain The K File The RAF of the 1930s
2. http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?17884-RAF-fatalities-1935
3. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1937.htm
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elworth


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Oct-2009 00:40 JINX Added
16-May-2013 16:48 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
13-Jul-2013 03:28 JINX Updated [Operator, Narrative]
15-Nov-2016 19:52 Dr.John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
05-Apr-2018 17:20 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
19-Oct-2018 19:06 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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