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Hart K4997 [Royal Air Force Aircraft Serial and Image Database]

 Hart K4997

Aircraft Accident / Loss Entry

Date of Crash  02 Mar 40 Aircraft Name  Hart Trainer Serial Number  K4997
Unit  7 FTS Operating Airfield   Country  UK
Aircrew details
Source Henk Welting's Database

National Archives AIR81

Citation AIR81 Casualty File Description Link
AIR81/1863Sergeant R S S Black, Sergeant J F Wales: killed; aircraft accident, Nassington, Hart K4997, 7 Service Flying Training School, 2 March 1940. Note: With photographsC16471338

Casualities in the CWGC Register for Hart Trainer K4997

Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetary/Memorial & Loc Ref
SergeantRobert Shirra Spratt BLACK (740580) Pilot Hart K4997   1940-03-027 SFTS United KingdomPeterborough (Eastfield) Cemet
SergeantJames Fyfe WALES (754725) Pilot Hart K4997   1940-03-027 SFTS United KingdomPeterborough (Eastfield) Cemet

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Collision Over Lincolnshire 25/7/39FLIGHT for 10th August 1939 has a report that AP/O William Leonard Wright and A/Sgt Leslie George Tarrant had been killed and F/O Percy Don Walker had been slightly injured in a collision between two RAF aircraft over Lincolnshire on 25/7/39. From the L serials the two aircraft involved can be identified fairly conclusively; the entry for Blenheim I L1465 reads: 23 Sqdn. Collided with Hart K4997 near Grantham 25.7.39. Since the Hart (from 7FTS) is listed in the first edition of K serials as crashing at Wansford on 2/3/40 presumably the crew were not fatally injured in this collision does the second edition provide more details regarding the collision? Was P/O Walker the pilot of the Hart? Can anybody confirm who was in each of the aircraft? Many thanks David Molyneux ....Read More.dave bristol on 23rd January 2008 07:11:57
Collision Over Lincolnshire 25/7/39I think the confusion here lies in the identity of the Hart AB K-Serials gives K4997 crashed near Wansford on 02-Mar-40 BUT the Hart which collided with the Blenheim on 25-Jul-39 was K4977, the pilot being killed dg ....Read More.Litcham_Lad on 23rd January 2008 04:36:59

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