Accident Hawker Demon Mk I K5722, Saturday 8 January 1938
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Date:Saturday 8 January 1938
Type:Hawker Demon Mk I
Owner/operator:601 (County of London) Sqn RAF
Registration: K5722
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:RAF Upavon, Wiltshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Hendon, Middlesex
Destination airport:RAF Upavon, Wiltshire
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Demon K5722: Written off (destroyed) 08/01/1938 when engine failed and aircraft stalled emerging from cloud. Aircraft crashed at RAF UpAvon, Wiltshire, being Destroyed By Fire.


1. Air Britain The K File The RAF of the 1930s

Revision history:

08-Oct-2009 13:56 JINX Added
18-Jan-2012 06:32 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Source]
06-Jul-2013 05:48 JINX Updated [Operator, Location, Source]
01-Aug-2013 21:18 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]
02-Aug-2013 13:19 JINX Updated [Operator, Location]
02-Aug-2013 13:19 JINX Updated [Operator, Location]
03-Aug-2013 15:42 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location]
04-Aug-2013 15:03 JINX Updated [Operator, Location]
24-Aug-2013 09:18 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
24-Aug-2013 18:09 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
01-Mar-2014 22:30 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Phase]
29-Sep-2014 02:47 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
14-Oct-2014 14:54 T.Taylor Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Phase]
06-Jan-2016 15:09 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
07-Jan-2016 20:19 Xindel XXL Updated [Operator]
07-Jan-2016 20:42 AlLah Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
22-Jan-2016 06:21 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
05-Mar-2016 14:04 J.Cryer Updated [Operator]
09-Mar-2018 13:58 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Nov-2023 11:08 Nepa Updated [Location, Narrative, Operator]

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