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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 208388
Last updated: 15 June 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic T6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American Harvard
Owner/operator:1 FTS Royal Air Force (1 FTS RAF)
Registration: N7064
C/n / msn: 49-812
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Salisbury Plain, 3 miles East of Netheravon, Wiltshire, England. -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Netheravon, Wiltshire
Destination airport:
North American Harvard Mk.I N7064, 1 FTS, RAF Netheravon: Written off (destroyed) in a night flying accident, and crashed on Salisbury Plain, 3 miles East of Netheravon, Wiltshire. Pilot - Midshipman (Air) James Vincent Reed (pilot, flying solo, aged 19) - was killed. He was part of 1 FTS Naval Pilot's Course No.3. According to the official Air Ministry announcement in "Flight" magazine (June 22, 1939 page 628 - see link #3):

Midshipman (A) James Vincent Reed (flying solo) lost his life in an accident which occurred near Salisbury, Wiltshire, on June 15, to an aircraft of No. 1 Flying Training School"


1. Royal Air Force Aircraft L1000-N9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1983)

Revision history:

29-Mar-2018 00:38 Dr. John Smith Added
30-Mar-2018 16:49 A.J.Scholten Updated [Cn]
23-Nov-2018 18:09 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Operator]

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