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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 69183
Last updated: 6 December 2019
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Date:09-SEP-1936
Time:night
Type:Fairey Gordon Mk 1
Owner/operator:14 Squadron Royal Air Force (14 Sqn RAF)
Registration: K2606
C/n / msn: F.1587
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Jisr-el-Mejami RLG, Beit She'an Valley, Palestine -   Israel
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Ramleh, Palestine
Destination airport:Jisr-el-Mejamie RLG, Palestine
Narrative:
Fairey Gordon Mk.1 K2606. 14 Squadron, RAF: Written off 9/9/36 when undershot landing at night at Jisr Mejami RLG (Relief Landing Ground) Palestine. Aircraft Damaged Beyond Repair after overturning

NOTE: The crash location is known as Jisr el-Majami in Arabic and as Gesher Naharayim in Hebrew. It is now a kibbutz in the Beit She'an Valley in northeastern Israel at approximate Coordinates: 3237′16.69″N 3533′7.56″E

Sources:

1. Air Britain The K File The RAF of the 1930s
2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gesher,_Israel
3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No._14_Squadron_RAF#Between_the_wars


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Oct-2009 11:16 JINX Added
11-Apr-2018 19:57 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Apr-2018 19:58 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Narrative]
17-Oct-2018 17:50 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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