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    Default 1937 and 1938 9 Sqn Accidents

    All the following are in the ORB for 9th Sqn. Assumed Heyford, can anyone please flash out some ID's for the aircraft involved.


    9-8-37 9 Sqn Sampton. Heyford crashed in a field close to the aerodrome after 'taking off'

    1-9-37 9 Sqn Scampton - P/O Leech, whilst night flying had a remarkable escape with slight injuries when the machine he was piloting crashed into trees and a house on the aerodrome boundary


    14-11-38 9 Sqn Stradishall - Wing Commander Harry Augustus Smith MC and Pilot Officer Aubrey Ward Jackson both killed in accident whilst night flying. Pilot undershot the flare path, hit top of a tree crashed in field hust outside aerodrome. Aeroplane brunt out.

    Many Thanks

    Paul

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    Hi Paul,

    9-8-1937 - Heyford K6867
    1-9-1937 - Heyford K5190
    14-11-1938 - Heyford K5194

    Col.

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    Col

    Thanks again, working my way through the ORB so may have a few more to add in next few days



    Paul

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