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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 167649
Last updated: 24 April 2019
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Date:30-AUG-1952
Time:Day
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
Nature:Training
Departure airport:RAF Kenley
Destination airport:RAF Kenley
Narrative:
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.
R.I.P.

Sources:

RAF.Org. Casualties-1952


Revision history:

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

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