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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 69225
Last updated: 24 October 2019
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Date:27-NOV-1935
Time:day
Type:Fairey Gordon Mk I
Owner/operator:35 Squadron Royal Air Force (35 Sqn RAF)
Registration: K2755
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Khartoum -   Sudan
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Khartoum, Sudan
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Engine failed & DBR in crash landing in desert 27/11/35. Probably crashed in Sudan; As a response to the Italian invasion of Ethiopia, the squadron was posted to the Sudan in late 1935, returning to RAF Worthy Down in August 1936.

NOTE: The Aircraft Record card (Air Ministry Form AM1180) for this aircraft is missing from the RAF Museum Records

Sources:

1. Air-Britain The K File The RAF of the 1930s
2. https://35squadron.wordpress.com/category/fairey-gordon-losses-and-incidents/
3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No._35_Squadron_RAF#Between_the_Wars


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Oct-2009 06:55 JINX Added
02-Jun-2013 18:53 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
14-Jul-2013 16:40 JINX Updated [Operator, Source]
02-Aug-2013 13:17 JINX Updated [Operator]
02-Aug-2013 14:23 Nepa Updated [Operator]
03-Aug-2013 14:46 Nepa Updated [Operator]
04-Aug-2013 21:11 JINX Updated [Operator]
04-Jun-2015 17:49 Angel dick one Updated [Operator]
05-Mar-2018 11:38 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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