Accident Gloster Gauntlet Mk II K5307, Monday 18 January 1937
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Date:Monday 18 January 1937
Type:Gloster Gauntlet Mk II
Owner/operator:54 Sqn RAF
Registration: K5307
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:1 mile E of RAF Redhill, Surrey -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Redhill, Surrey
Destination airport:RAF Hornchurch, Essex
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Gloster Gauntlet Mk.II K5307, 54 Sqaudron, RAF: Written off (destroyed) when crashed 18/1/37 one mile east of RAF Redhill, Surrey. According to a site survey dated April 2016 (see link #2) some substantial pieces of wreckage were buried at the crash site, and are still there. (The survey was in connection with the proposed second runway at Gatwick Airport, which would expand the airport up to 1 mile eastwards). No fatalities reported, presumed that pilot bailed out.


1. Air Britain The K File The RAF of the 1930's
2. Site Ref. 17472 at

Revision history:

11-Oct-2009 03:43 JINX Added
09-Jun-2015 17:41 Angel dick one Updated [Operator]
18-Nov-2015 07:02 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source]
07-Jan-2016 20:18 AlLah Updated [Operator, Location]
05-Mar-2018 09:57 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Narrative]
08-Apr-2018 19:32 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Apr-2018 19:34 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
10-Nov-2018 07:23 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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