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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 207602
Last updated: 7 April 2019
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Date:21-AUG-1938
Time:day
Type:Slingsby T.4 Falcon III
Owner/operator:C. E. Hardwick
Registration: BGA237
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Long Mynd, Shropshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Long Mynd, Shropshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Slingsby T.4 Falcon III, BGA 237, C.E. Hardwick, Long Mynd: Written off (destroyed) 21/8/38 when crashed on take-off, Long Mynd, Shropshire. One of the two persons on board was killed:

Major James Geoffrey Stewart Smith (aged 34) died 22.8.38 (next day) of injuries sustained
Jack Vincent Rushton (instructor) injured.

Sources:

1. http://www.rcawsey.co.uk/Acc1939.htm
2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Long_Mynd#Gliding
3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slingsby_Falcon_III


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Mar-2018 17:23 Dr. John Smith Added
15-Mar-2018 17:23 Dr. John Smith Updated [Plane category]
15-Mar-2018 17:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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