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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 69226
Last updated: 18 November 2019
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Date:12-APR-1937
Time:day
Type:Fairey Gordon Mk I
Owner/operator:35 (Madras Presidency) Squadron Royal Air Force (35 (Madras Presidency) Sqn RAF)
Registration: K2756
C/n / msn: F.1883
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Aldergrove, Belfast, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Worthy Down, Winchester, Hampshire
Destination airport:RAF Aldergrove, Belfast, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland
Narrative:
Fairey Gordon Mk.1 K2756: delivered to 35 Squadron RAF 23rd September 1935. It was being utilised for Service Training at RAF Aldergrove, Belfast, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, on 12th April 1937. Its crew comprised:

R.N. Wardell (pilot)
Unknown other crew member

The AM Form 1180 shows “Pilot failed to see white cross which had been placed to mark bad ground on the aerodrome. Aircraft landed on soft ground and turned over on its back”

Sources:

1. Air-Britain The K File The RAF of the 1930s
2. https://35squadron.wordpress.com/2017/05/17/fairey-gordon-k2756-12041937/
3. 35 Squadron RAF ORB (Air Ministry Form 540) 01/01/34-31/3/41: http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/D8410994
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No._35_Squadron_RAF#Between_the_Wars


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Oct-2009 06:57 JINX Added
02-Jun-2013 18:57 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
18-Jul-2013 04:49 JINX Updated [Operator, Source]
02-Aug-2013 14:42 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport]
04-Aug-2013 21:12 JINX Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport]
04-Jun-2015 17:49 Angel dick one Updated [Operator, Destination airport]
05-Mar-2018 11:32 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Apr-2018 19:22 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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