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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 167649
Last updated: 11 September 2020
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Type:Kirby Cadet Mk III
Owner/operator:143 GS ATC Royal Air Force (143 GS ATC RAF)
Registration: Unknown
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Kenley -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:RAF Kenley
Destination airport:RAF Kenley
Control was lost at the top of a winch launch at RAF Station Kenley.
Dived into the ground.
The pilot died in the crash.

Cadet Denis John Bygrave (16), Air Training Corps, RAF, killed in a flying accident.


RAF.Org. Casualties-1952

Revision history:

30-Jun-2014 06:00 angels one five Added
13-Jan-2016 09:02 Koumes Updated [Operator]

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