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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 68923
Last updated: 13 June 2019
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Date:24-JAN-1938
Time:day
Type:Gloster Gladiator Mk I
Owner/operator:3 Sqn Royal Air Force (3 Sqn RAF)
Registration: K6150
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lyndhurst Road, Hove, Sussex -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Kenley, Surrey
Destination airport:
Narrative:
19/03/37 Delivered From Manufacturer to 3 Squadron RAF.
24/01/38 Abandoned in spin and crashed in front garden, Lyndhurst Road, Hove, Sussex. Pilot - Sgt. E. H. Lomas - baled out safely.
26/02/38 Struck Off Charge (130.20 hrs).

Sources:

1. Air Britain The K File The RAF of the 1930s
2. http://surfcity.kund.dalnet.se/gladiator_raf_3.htm
3.http://web.archive.org/web/20161118224500/http://www.theargus.co.uk:80/news/yesterdays/mystery_pictures/14746026.Do_you_recall_seeing_Hawker_Hurricanes_above_Sussex_in_build_up_to_war_/
4. Photo of weckage: http://www.theargus.co.uk/resources/images/5488364/?type=responsive-gallery-fullscreen


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Oct-2009 23:33 JINX Added
09-Mar-2018 21:21 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
19-Mar-2018 17:48 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
19-Mar-2018 17:52 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
19-Oct-2018 19:03 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source, Operator]

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