Accident Gloster Gladiator Mk I K8055, Saturday 28 January 1939
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Date:Saturday 28 January 1939
Type:Gloster Gladiator Mk I
Owner/operator:33 Sqn RAF
Registration: K8055
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:RAF Haifa, Palestine -   Israel
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:RAF Aboukir, Alexandria, Egypt
Destination airport:RAF Haifa, Palestine
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Gloster Gladiator Mk.I K8505 "SO-H" of 33 Squadron, RAF. Written off (damaged beyond repair) 28.1.39 when hit barrel on landing at Haifa, Palestine. Formally struck off charge 14.2.39 (total airframe time 160 hours)


1. Royal Air Force Aircraft K1000-K9999 (James J. Halley, Air Britain, 1976 page 67)

Revision history:

17-Oct-2009 10:41 JINX Added
19-Jan-2012 14:59 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Country, Destination airport, Source]
14-Jul-2013 18:32 JINX Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source]
15-Nov-2017 21:23 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Nov-2018 18:22 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Operator]

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