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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 69255
Last updated: 8 August 2019
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Date:16-NOV-1940
Time:day
Type:Hawker Hardy Mk I
Owner/operator:237 Squadron Royal Air Force (237 Sqn RAF)
Registration: K5915
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Atbara, 13 miles ESE of Saref -   Sudan
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Damaged by ground fire, Metemma, Ethiopia, and engine failed, hit tree in forced landing at Atbara, 13 miles East South East of Saref, Sudan. Both crew survived but injured.

Sources:

1. Royal Air Force Aircraft K1000-K9999 (James J. Halley Air Britain 1976 p 47)
2. http://www.merchav-aviri.org/t62/tiki-index.php?page=Hawker+Hardy+Mk+I+-+K5915 (Hebrew text)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Oct-2009 20:38 JINX Added
06-Oct-2018 06:12 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
01-Jun-2019 16:34 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Source, Narrative]

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